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cytometer

 [si-tom´ĕ-ter]
a device for counting cells.
flow cytometer an instrument used to perform flow cytometry.

cy·tom·e·ter

(sī-tom'ĕ-ter),
A standardized, usually ruled glass slide or small glass chamber of known volume, used in counting and measuring cells, especially blood cells.
[cyto- + G. metron, measure]

cytometer

/cy·tom·e·ter/ (si-tom´ĕ-ter) a device for counting cells, either visually or automatically.

cytometer

[sītom′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, kytos + metron, measure
a device for counting and measuring the number of cells within a specified amount of fluid, such as blood, urine, or cerebrospinal fluid.

cy·tom·e·ter

(sī-tom'ĕ-ter)
A device used to count and measure cells, especially blood cells, either visually (with a microscope) or automatically (as in flow cytometry).
[cyto- + G. metron, measure]

cytometer

A laboratory instrument for counting cells, especially blood cells. Originally, a glass slide engraved in tiny squares, on which cells had to be counted one by one by human microscopists, the modern version performs the task using lasers, digital electronics and graphics imaging technology. Flow cytometry is a powerful tool in modern medicine. Its applications have expanded from cell counting and sorting, to measurement of cell surface and intracellular antigens, and the analysis of DNA. Moderns cytometers can measure several parameters on many thousands of individual cells in a very short period of time.

cytometer

a device for counting cells.
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