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

fluo·rom′e·try n.


(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


(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.


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: Instruments
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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