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Kromayer lamp

noun Kro·may·er lamp \ ˈkrō-mī-ər-ˌlamp \

medical Definition of Kromayer lamp

: a small water-cooled mercury-vapor lamp used in ultraviolet therapy

Biographical Note for kromayer lamp

  • Kromayer, Ernst L. F. (1862–1933), German dermatologist. Kromayer introduced his mercury-vapor lamp around 1911.

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