[ kruh-mat-uh-gram, kroh-muh-tuh- ]
/ krəˈmæt əˌgræm, ˈkroʊ mə tə- /

noun Chemistry.

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

First recorded in 1920–25; chromato- + -gram1 Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2019

British Dictionary definitions for chromatogram


/ (ˈkrəʊmətəˌɡræm, krəʊˈmæt-) /


a column or strip of material containing constituents of a mixture separated by chromatography
a graph showing the quantity of a substance leaving a chromatography column as a function of time
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Medicine definitions for chromatogram


[ krō-mătə-grăm′ ]


The pattern of separated substances obtained by chromatography.
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