nephelometry

noun
neph·​e·​lom·​e·​try | \ -ˈläm-ə-trē How to pronounce nephelometry (audio) \
plural nephelometries

Medical Definition of nephelometry

: the measurement of the intensity of reflected light by means of a nephelometer especially as applied to studies of turbidity (as in the determination of particle size or of the amount of suspended matter in chemical analysis)

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“Nephelometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/nephelometry. Accessed 14 Aug. 2022.

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