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[sahy-toh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌsaɪ toʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Cytology.
an instrument for examining cells by determining the intensity or wavelengths of light transmitted through them.
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cytophotometry, noun Unabridged
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cytophotometry in Medicine

cytophotometry cy·to·pho·tom·e·try (sī'tə-fō-tŏm'ĭ-trē)
The study of cells and chemical compounds within cells by means of a cytophotometer.

cy'to·pho'to·met'ric (-tə-mět'rĭk) adj.

cytophotometer cy·to·pho·tom·e·ter (sī'tō-fō-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
An instrument used to determine the identity and location of the chemical compounds within a cell by measuring the intensity of light passing through stained sections of the cytoplasm.

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