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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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Sidrach, Flow injection Fluorimetric determination of ascorbic acid based on its photooxidation by thionine blue, Analyst, 122, 115 (1997).
The eNOS enzyme activity was assessed based on a fluorimetric detection system (BioTek, USA) in platelets and evaluated in Units of Fluorescence (UF) per min (m) per [10.sup.6] platelet cells (n) (12).
A simple fluorimetric method for the estimation of fee 11-hydorxy corticoids in human plasma.
Separation of phenolic compounds by high-performance liquid chromatography with absorbance and fluorimetric detection.
Several analytical methods, including UV and visible spectrophotometric and multivariate analysis [5-7], fluorimetric [8-21], high performance liquid chromatography (HPLC) [22-35], UHPLC/MSMS [36], turbidimetric and nephelometric [37], amperometric [38], and voltammetric methods [39-45], have been used for the assay of thiamine and its salts in pharmaceutical preparations, food materials and biological fluids.
All recordings of fluorescence spectra and fluorimetric measurements were carried out on a PerkinElmer LS-50B luminescence spectrometer (Beaconsfield, England) equipped with a pulsed xenon lamp (half peak height <10 [micro]s, 60 Hz), an R928 photomultiplier tube, and a computer working with FL Winlab software.
LAL enzymatic activity assay was performed in dried blood spot (DBS) samples according to the fluorimetric technique described by Hamilton et al.
Vander Heyden, "Validation of a fluorimetric assay for 4-aminophenol in paracetamol formulations," Talanta, vol.
Salinas, "HPLC determination of enoxacin, ciprofloxacin, norfloxacin and ofloxacin with photoinduced fluorimetric (PIF) detection and multiemission scanning: Application to urine and serum," Journal of Chromatography B, vol.
Number of living cell in microcapsule was determined by fluorimetric quantitative [PrestoBlue.sup.5] assay.