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 (flo͝o-rŏm′ĭ-tər, flô-, flō-)
An instrument for detecting and measuring fluorescence.

fluo·rom′e·try n.
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(ˌflʊəˈrɒmɪtə) or


1. (General Physics) an instrument for inducing fluorescence by irradiation and for examination of the emission spectrum of the resulting fluorescent light
2. (General Physics) a device for detecting and measuring ultraviolet radiation by determining the amount of fluorescence that it produces from a phosphor
fluorometric, fluorimetric adj
ˌfluoˈrometry, ˌfluoˈrimetry n
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(flʊˈrɒm ɪ tər, flɔ-, floʊ-)

an instrument for measuring fluorescence, often as a means of determining the nature of the substance emitting the fluorescence.
fluor•o•met•ric (ˌflʊər əˈmɛ trɪk, ˌflɔr ə-, ˌfloʊr ə-) adj.
fluo•rom′e•try, n.
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an instrument for measuring the emission of radiation in the form of visible light and identifying the substance that is its source. — fluorometric, adj.
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an instrument for measuring the emission of radiation in the form of visible light and identifying the substance that is its source. — fluorometric, adj.
See also: Radiation
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