chromatogram

[ kruh-mat-uh-gram, kroh-muh-tuh- ]

nounChemistry.
  1. the column, gel layer, or paper strip on which some or all of the constituents of a mixture have been separated by being adsorbed at different locations.

Origin of chromatogram

1
First recorded in 1920–25; chromato- + -gram1

Words Nearby chromatogram

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British Dictionary definitions for chromatogram

chromatogram

/ (ˈkrəʊmətəˌɡræm, krəʊˈmæt-) /


noun
  1. a column or strip of material containing constituents of a mixture separated by chromatography

  2. a graph showing the quantity of a substance leaving a chromatography column as a function of time

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