ab·​sorp·​ti·​om·​e·​ter əb-ˌsȯrp-shē-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce absorptiometer (audio) -ˌzȯrp- How to pronounce absorptiometer (audio)
: an instrument for measuring the reduction of pressure in a gas as it is absorbed by a liquid to determine the absorption rate
: a colorimeter for transparent fluids usually employing photoelectric means of comparison
absorptiometric adjective

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“Absorptiometer.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/absorptiometer. Accessed 30 Sep. 2023.

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