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Medical Term:

Scatchard plot

Pronunciation: skatch'erd


  1. a graphic representation used in the analysis of binding phenomena in which the concentration of bound ligand divided by the concentration of free ligand is plotted against the concentration of bound ligand;
  2. similar to (1), except the concentration of the bound ligand is on the vertical axis.

[George Scatchard]

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