fluorometer

noun fluo·rom·e·ter \ flu̇-ˈrä-mə-tər , flȯ- \
variants: or fluorimeter play \flu̇-ˈri-mə-tər, flȯ-\

Definition of fluorometer

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

fluorometric

or fluorimetric play \ˌflu̇r-ə-ˈme-trik, ˌflȯr-\ adjective

fluorometry

play \flu̇-ˈrä-mə-trē, flȯ-\ or fluorimetry play \flu̇-ˈri-mə-trē, flȯ-\ noun

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First Known Use of fluorometer

1897


Medical Dictionary

fluorometer

noun flu·o·rom·e·ter \ ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäm-ət-ər \
variants: or fluorimeter play \-ˈim-\

medical Definition of fluorometer

: 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

fluorometric

or fluorimetric play \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

fluorometry

play \ˌflu̇(-ə)r-ˈäm-ə-trē\ or fluorimetry play \-ˈim-\ noun plural fluorometries

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