mass spectrometry

noun

Definition of mass spectrometry

:an instrumental method for identifying the chemical constitution of a substance by means of the separation of gaseous ions according to their differing mass and charge called also mass spectroscopy

mass spectrometric

adjective

mass spectrometer

noun

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First Known Use of mass spectrometry

1926


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mass spectrometry

noun

medical Definition of mass spectrometry

:an instrumental method for identifying the chemical constitution of a substance by means of the separation of gaseous ions according to their differing mass and charge called also mass spectroscopy

mass spectrometric

adjective

mass spectrometrically

adverb

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