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fluorometer

[floo-rom-i-ter, flaw-, floh-] /flʊˈrɒm ɪ tər, flɔ-, floʊ-/
noun
1.
an instrument for measuring fluorescence, often as a means of determining the nature of the substance emitting the fluorescence.
Also, fluorimeter.
Origin of fluorometer
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; fluoro- + -meter
Related forms
fluorometric
[floo r-uh-me-trik, flawr-uh-, flohr-uh-] /ˌflʊər əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌflɔr ə-, ˌfloʊr ə-/ (Show IPA),
adjective
fluorometry, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for fluorometry

fluorometer

/ˌflʊəˈrɒmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for inducing fluorescence by irradiation and for examination of the emission spectrum of the resulting fluorescent light
2.
a device for detecting and measuring ultraviolet radiation by determining the amount of fluorescence that it produces from a phosphor
Derived Forms
fluorometric (ˌflʊərəʊˈmɛtrɪk), fluorimetric (ˌflʊərɪˈmɛtrɪk) adjective
fluorometry, fluorimetry, noun
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fluorometry in Medicine

fluorometry fluo·rom·e·try (flu-rŏm'ĭ-trē, flô-)
n.
An analytic method for detecting and measuring fluorescence in compounds that uses ultraviolet light stimulating the compounds, causing them to emit visible light.


fluor'o·met'ric (flur'ə-mět'rĭk, flôr'-) adj.

fluorometer fluo·rom·e·ter (flu-rŏm'ĭ-tər, flô-)
n.
An instrument for detecting and measuring fluorescence.

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