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fluorometer

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noun fluo·rom·e·ter \flu̇-ˈrä-mə-tər, flȯ-\

Definition of fluorometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring fluorescence and related phenomena (as intensity of radiation)

fluo·ro·met·ric or fluo·ri·met·ric play \ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈme-trik, ˌflȯr-\ adjective
fluo·rom·e·try play \flu̇-ˈrä-mə-trē, flȯ-\ or fluo·rim·e·try \-ˈri-mə-trē\ noun


1897

First Known Use of fluorometer

1897

Variants of fluorometer

or fluo·rim·e·ter play \-ˈri-\

Medical Dictionary

fluorometer

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noun flu·o·rom·e·ter \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of fluorometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring fluorescence that is used especially to determine intensities of radiations (as X-rays) from the fluorescence they produce or from concentrations of substances (as uranium or vitamins of the B complex) capable of forming fluorescent compounds

  2. flu·o·ro·met·ric or flu·o·ri·met·ric \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ə-ˈme-trik\play adjective
    flu·o·rom·e·try \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäm-ə-trē\play or flu·o·rim·e·try \-ˈim-\play play noun, plural flu·o·rom·e·tries



Variants of fluorometer

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