cytometry

[ sī-tŏmĭ-trē ]

n.

The counting of cells, especially blood cells, using a cytometer or hemocytometer.

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Scientific definitions for cytometry

cytometry
[ sī-tŏmĭ-trē ]

The counting and measuring of cells, especially the counting and analysis of cell size, morphology, and other characteristics, traditionally performed using a standardized glass slide or small glass chamber of known volume.
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