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Eluant

Definition
noun, plural: eluants
A substance that separates and moves constituents of a mixture through the column of a chromatograph.
Supplement
Word origin: Latin ēluēns, ēluent-, present participle of ēluere, to wash out

Related forms: elution (noun), eluate (verb)
Variant: eluent
Synonym: elutant
See also: elution, chromatography


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