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flame photometer

noun

Medical Definition of FLAME PHOTOMETER

:  a spectrophotometer in which a spray of metallic salts in solution is vaporized in a very hot flame and subjected to quantitative analysis by measuring the intensities of the spectral lines of the metals present
flame photometric adjective
flame photometry noun

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