microspectrophotometer

noun mi·cro·spec·tro·pho·tom·e·ter \ ˌmī-krə-ˌspek-trə-fō-ˈtä-mə-tər \

Definition of microspectrophotometer

: a spectrophotometer adapted to the examination of light transmitted by a very small specimen (such as a single biological cell)

microspectrophotometric

play \-ˌfō-tə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

microspectrophotometry

play \-fō-ˈtä-mə-trē\ noun

First Known Use of microspectrophotometer

1949

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microspectrophotometer

noun mi·cro·spec·tro·pho·tom·e·ter \ ˌmī-krə-ˌspek-trə-fō-ˈtäm-ət-ər \

medical Definition of microspectrophotometer

: a spectrophotometer adapted to the examination of light transmitted by a very small specimen (as a single organic cell)

microspectrophotometric

play \-ˌfōt-ə-ˈme-trik\ adjective

microspectrophotometry

play \-fō-ˈtäm-ə-trē\ noun, plural microspectrophotometries

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