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noun Cytology.
  1. an instrument for examining cells by determining the intensity or wavelengths of light transmitted through them.
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Origin of cytophotometer

Related formscy·to·pho·tom·e·try, noun
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cytophotometer in Medicine


  1. 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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