Paper-chromatography



noun, Chemistry.
1.
See under .
[kroh-muh-tog-ruh-fee] /ˌkroʊ məˈtɒg rə fi/
noun, Chemistry.
1.
the separation of mixtures into their constituents by preferential adsorption by a solid, as a column of silica (column chromatography) or a strip of filter paper (paper chromatography) or by a gel.
/ˌkrəʊməˈtɒɡrəfɪ/
noun
1.
the technique of separating and analysing the components of a mixture of liquids or gases by selective adsorption in, for example, a column of powder (column chromatography) or on a strip of paper (paper chromatography) See also gas chromatography
n.

1731, from chromato-, Latinized comb. form of Greek khroma (genitive khromatos) “color” (see chroma), denoting “color” or “chromatin” + -graphy. Related: Chromatograph.

paper chromatography pa·per chromatography (pā’pər)
n.
A form of partition chromatography in which the moving phase is a liquid and the stationary phase is paper.

chromatography chro·ma·tog·ra·phy (krō’mə-tŏg’rə-fē)
n.
Any of various techniques for the separation of complex mixtures that rely on the differential affinities of substances for a gas or liquid mobile medium and for a stationary adsorbing medium through which they pass, such as paper, gelatin, or magnesia. Also called absorption chromatography.
chro’ma·tog’ra·pher n.
chromatography
(krō’mə-tŏg’rə-fē)
A technique used to separate the components of a chemical mixture by moving the mixture along a stationary material, such as gelatin. Different components of the mixture are caught by the material at different rates and form isolated bands that can then be analyzed.

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