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absorptiometer

noun ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter
\əb-ˌsrp-shē-ˈäm-ət-ər, -ˌzrp-, -tē-ˈäm-\

Medical Definition of ABSORPTIOMETER

1
:  an instrument for measuring the reduction of pressure in a gas as it is absorbed by a liquid to determine the absorption rate
2
:  a colorimeter for transparent fluids usually employing photoelectric means of comparison
ab·sorp·ti·o·met·ric \-shē-ō-ˈme-trik, -tē-\ adjective

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