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thin-layer chromatography

[thin-ley-er] /ˈθɪnˌleɪ ər/
noun, Chemistry
1.
chromatography in which glass plates coated with thin layers of alumina, silica gel, or cellulose are used as an adsorbent.
Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; translation of German dünnschicht-chromatographie
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British Dictionary definitions for thin layer chromatography

thin-layer chromatography

noun
1.
a form of chromatography in which components of a liquid mixture are separated by means of a thin layer of adsorbent material coated on a glass, plastic, or foil sheet TLC
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thin layer chromatography in Medicine

thin-layer chromatography n.
Abbr. TLC
Chromatography through a thin layer of cellulose or similar inert material supported on a glass or plastic plate.

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