saccharimetry

saccharimetry

[sak-uh-rim-i-tree]
noun Biochemistry.
the process of measuring the amount of sugar in a sample, as with a saccharimeter or by polarimetry.

Origin:
1850–55; sacchar- + -i- + -metry

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saccharimeter (ˌsækəˈrɪmɪtə)
 
n
any instrument for measuring the strength of sugar solutions, esp a type of polarimeter for determining the concentration from the extent to which the solution rotates the plane of polarized light
 
saccha'rimetry
 
n

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