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spectrofluorimeter

[spek-troh-floo-rim-i-ter, -flaw-, -floh-] /ˈspɛk troʊ flʊˈrɪm ɪ tər, -flɔ-, -floʊ-/
noun, Spectroscopy.
1.
an instrument in which the spectrum of secondarily emitted fluorescent light is used to identify chemical compounds.
Also, spectrofluorometer
[spek-troh-floo-rom-i-ter, -flaw-, -floh-] /ˌspɛk troʊ flʊˈrɒm ɪ tər, -flɔ-, -floʊ-/ (Show IPA)
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Origin
1955-1960
1955-60; spectro- + fluorimeter
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spectrofluorimeter

/ˌspɛktrəʊflʊəˈrɪmɪtə/
noun
1.
an instrument for recording fluorescence emission and absorption spectra
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