[ sahy-toh-foh-tom-i-ter ]
/ ˌsaɪ toʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər /
an instrument for examining cells by determining the intensity or wavelengths of light transmitted through them.
Related formscy·to·pho·tom·e·try, noun
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Medicine definitions for cytophotometry (1 of 2)
[ sī′tə-fō-tŏm′ĭ-trē ]
The study of cells and chemical compounds within cells by means of a cytophotometer.
Related formscy′to•pho′to•met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
Medicine definitions for cytophotometry (2 of 2)
[ 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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