hemoglobinometer

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hemoglobinometer

 [he″mo-glo″bĭ-nom´ĕ-ter]
a laboratory instrument for colorimetric determination of the hemoglobin content of the blood.

hemoglobinometer

/he·mo·glo·bin·om·e·ter/ (-om´ĕ-ter) an instrument for colorimetric determination of hemoglobin content of blood.

hemoglobinometer

[-om′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, haima, blood; L, globus, ball; Gk, metron, measure
any of several types of instruments designed to measure the concentration of hemoglobin in a blood sample. Some convert hemoglobin to stable measurable cyanmethemoglobin, others employ a detergent such as sodium dodecyl sulfate to lyse red blood cells and release hemoglobin for measurement. Also spelled haemoglobinometer.

he·mo·glo·bi·nom·e·ter

(hēmō-glō-bi-nomĕ-tĕr)
A laboratory device for measuring the level of hemoglobin in the blood.

hemoglobinometer

a laboratory instrument for colorimetric determination of the hemoglobin content of the blood; abbreviated Hb-meter.

Sahli hemoglobinometer
is based on the separation of globin from hemoglobin by treatment with hydrochloric acid to produce acid hematin which is measured by colorimetry.
Spencer hemoglobinometer
measures oxyhemoglobin by light absorption using a green filter.