absorptiometer

noun
ab·​sorp·​ti·​om·​e·​ter | \ əb-ˌsȯrp-shē-ˈäm-ət-ər How to pronounce absorptiometer (audio) , -ˌzȯrp- How to pronounce absorptiometer (audio) , -tē-ˈäm- \

Medical Definition of absorptiometer

1 : an instrument for measuring the reduction of pressure in a gas as it is absorbed by a liquid to determine the absorption rate
2 : a colorimeter for transparent fluids usually employing photoelectric means of comparison

Other Words from absorptiometer

absorptiometric \ -​shē-​ō-​ˈme-​trik, -​tē-​ How to pronounce absorptiometric (audio) \ adjective

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“Absorptiometer.” The Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster Inc., https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/absorptiometer. Accessed 9 December 2019.

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