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neph·e·lom·e·ter

 (nĕf′ə-lŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An apparatus that is used to measure the size and concentration of particles in a liquid by analysis of light scattered by the liquid.

[Greek nephelē, cloud; see nebh- in Indo-European roots + -meter.]

neph′e·lo·met′ric (-lō-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
neph′e·lom′e·try n.
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nephelometer

(ˌnɛfɪˈlɒmɪtə)
n
(Chemistry) chem an instrument for measuring the size or density of particles suspended in a fluid
[C19 (in the sense: an instrument for measuring the cloudiness of the sky): from Greek nephelē cloud + -o- + -meter]
nephelometric adj
ˌnepheˈlometry n
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neph•e•lom•e•ter

(ˌnɛf əˈlɒm ɪ tər)

n.
an instrument for studying the density of suspended particles in a liquid by measuring the degree to which the suspension scatters light.
[1880–85; nephel- (comb. form representing Greek nephélē cloud; see nebula) + -o- + -meter]
neph`e•lo•met′ric (-ləˈmɛ trɪk) neph`e•lo•met′ri•cal, adj.
neph`e•lo•met′ri•cal•ly, adv.
neph`e•lom′e•try, n.
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sFLC quantification with nephelometric and turbidimetric immunoassays is subject to substantial over- or underestimation (3).A strong nephelometric overrating of sFLC concentrations was reported in a patient with a [lambda] light chain M-protein concentration of 23 g/L determined by serum protein electrophoresis (SPE).
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Ghawji added: "Some are capable of receiving high-turbidity water of up to 1,000 Nephelometric Turbidity Unit (NTU), with proven performance and excellent water quality.