noun, plural: eluants

A substance that separates and moves constituents of a mixture through the column of a chromatograph.


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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