high-performance liquid chromatography

noun
high-per·for·mance liquid chromatography | \-pə(r)-ˈfȯr-mən(t)s- \

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: liquid chromatography in which the degree of separation is increased by forcing a solvent under pressure through a densely packed adsorbent abbreviation HPLC

called also high-pressure liquid chromatography

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