- an instrument for examining cells by determining the intensity or wavelengths of light transmitted through them.
Origin of cytophotometer
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- The study of cells and chemical compounds within cells by means of a cytophotometer.
- 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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