fluorometry

[ flu-rŏmĭ-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.

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Other words from fluorometry

fluor′o•metric (flur′ə-mĕtrĭk, flôr′-) adj.
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