Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Medical
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

nephelometer

play
noun neph·e·lom·e·ter \ˌnef-ə-ˈläm-ət-ər\

Medical Definition of nephelometer

  1. :  an instrument for measuring cloudiness: asa:  a set of barium chloride or barium sulfate standards used for estimating the turbidity of a fluid and thereby the number of bacteria in suspensionb:  an instrument for determining the concentration or particle size of suspensions by means of transmitted or reflected light

neph·e·lo·met·ric \ˌnef-ə-lō-ˈme-trik\play adjective



Learn More about nephelometer


Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up nephelometer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to defraud especially of money

Get Word of the Day daily email!

WORD GAMES

Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!

image567572573

Which of these is a synonym of unctuous?

prompt angry oily maudlin
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ