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noun ab·sorp·ti·om·e·ter \əb-ˌsȯrp-shē-ˈäm-ət-ər, -ˌzȯrp-, -tē-ˈäm-\

Medical Definition of absorptiometer

  1. 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. 2:  a colorimeter for transparent fluids usually employing photoelectric means of comparison


\-shē-ō-ˈme-trik, -tē-\play adjective

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