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Kromayer lamp

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noun Kro·may·er lamp \ˈkrō-mī-ər-ˌlamp\

Medical Definition of Kromayer lamp

  1. :  a small water-cooled mercury-vapor lamp used in ultraviolet therapy



Biographical Note for kromayer lamp

Kromayer, Ernst L. F. (1862–1933), German dermatologist. Kromayer introduced his mercury-vapor lamp around 1911.


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