cytophotometer

cytophotometer

[sahy-toh-foh-tom-i-ter]
noun Cytology.
an instrument for examining cells by determining the intensity or wavelengths of light transmitted through them.

Origin:
cyto- + photometer

cytophotometry, noun
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cytophotometer cy·to·pho·tom·e·ter (sī'tō-fō-tŏm'ĭ-tər)
n.
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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