halometer

noun
ha·​lom·​e·​ter | \ ha-ˈläm-ət-ər How to pronounce halometer (audio) \

Medical Definition of halometer

: an instrument for measuring the average diameter of red blood cells by means of the halos produced around them by diffraction

Learn More about halometer

Share halometer

Comments on halometer

What made you want to look up halometer? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to reflect, repel, echo, or resound

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Original Meanings Quiz

  • rembrandt-painting-a-young-scholar-and-his-tutor
  • Which of the following is the earliest known sense of the word awe?
Name That Thing

Test your visual vocabulary with our 10-question challenge!

TAKE THE QUIZ
SCRABBLE® Sprint

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ

Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!