[floo-rom-i-ter, flaw-, floh-]
- an instrument for measuring fluorescence, often as a means of determining the nature of the substance emitting the fluorescence.
Origin of fluorometer
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- an instrument for inducing fluorescence by irradiation and for examination of the emission spectrum of the resulting fluorescent light
- a device for detecting and measuring ultraviolet radiation by determining the amount of fluorescence that it produces from a phosphor
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- An analytic method for detecting and measuring fluorescence in compounds that uses ultraviolet light stimulating the compounds, causing them to emit visible light.
- An instrument for detecting and measuring fluorescence.
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