Beer's law

noun
\ ˌbā(ə)rz-, ˌbe(ə)rz- How to pronounce Beer's law (audio) \

Medical Definition of Beer's law

: a statement in physics usually made in either of two mathematically equivalent ways: (1) the transmittance of a chemical solution is an exponential function of the product of the concentration of the solution and the distance light travels through it (2) the absorbance of a chemical solution is directly proportional to the product of its concentration and the distance light travels through it

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“Beer's law.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/Beer%27s%20law. Accessed 28 Nov. 2021.

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