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microphotometer

[mahy-kroh-foh-tom-i-ter] /ˌmaɪ kroʊ foʊˈtɒm ɪ tər/
noun, Optics.
1.
a photometer adapted for measuring the intensity of light emitted, transmitted, or reflected by minute objects.
Origin
1895-1900
1895-1900; micro- + photometer
Related forms
microphotometric
[mahy-kroh-foh-tuh-me-trik] /ˌmaɪ kroʊˌfoʊ təˈmɛ trɪk/ (Show IPA),
adjective
microphotometrically, adverb
microphotometry, noun
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