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gas chromatograph

noun, Chemistry
1.
a chromatograph used for the separation of volatile substances.
Origin
1950-1955
1950-55
Related forms
gas chromatography, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for gas chromatography

gas chromatography

noun
1.
a technique for analysing a mixture of volatile substances in which the mixture is carried by an inert gas through a column packed with a selective adsorbent and a detector records on a moving strip the conductivity of the gas leaving the tube. Peaks on the resulting graph indicate the presence of a particular component Also called gas-liquid chromatography
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gas chromatography in Medicine

gas chromatography n.
Chromatographic process in which a mixture of gases or vapors are separated by their differential adsorption by a stationary phase.

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