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The pattern of separated substances obtained by chromatography.
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(ˈkrəʊmətəˌɡræm; krəʊˈmæt-)
1. (Chemistry) a column or strip of material containing constituents of a mixture separated by chromatography
2. (Chemistry) a graph showing the quantity of a substance leaving a chromatography column as a function of time
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(krəˈmæt əˌgræm)

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.
[1920–25; < German Chromatogramm (1906); see chromato-, -gram1]
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Noun1.chromatogram - the recording (column or paper strip) on which the constituents of a mixture are adsorbed in chromatography
recording - a signal that encodes something (e.g., picture or sound) that has been recorded
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[krəʊˈmætəˌgræm] Ncromatograma m
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