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cytometry

 [si-tom´ĕ-tre]
the counting of cells, especially blood cells.
flow cytometry a cytometric technique in which cells suspended in a fluid flow one at a time through a focus of exciting light, which is scattered in patterns characteristic to the cells and their components; cells are frequently labeled with fluorescent markers so that light is first absorbed and then emitted at altered frequencies. A sensor detecting the scattered or emitted light measures the size and molecular characteristics of individual cells; tens of thousands of cells can be examined per minute and the data gathered is processed by computer.

cy·tom·e·try

(sī-tom'ĕ-trē),
The counting of cells, especially blood cells, using a cytometer or hemocytometer.

cytometry

/cy·tom·e·try/ (-tre) the characterization and measurement of cells and cellular constituents.
flow cytometry  a technique for counting cells suspended in fluid as they flow one at a time past a focus of exciting light.

cytometry

(sī-tŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The counting and measuring of cells, especially the counting and analysis of cell size, morphology, and other characteristics, traditionally performed using a standardized glass slide or small glass chamber of known volume.

cy′to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.

cytometry

[sītom′ətrē]
the counting and measuring of cells, specifically blood cells. cytometric, adj.

cytometry

The measurement of various physical characteristics of cells.

cytometry

The measurement of various physical characteristics of cells. See Flow cytometry, Laser scanning cytometry.

cy·tom·e·try

(sī-tom'ĕ-trē)
The counting of cells, especially blood cells, using a cytometer or hemocytometer.

cytometry

the counting of blood cells.
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Flow cytometry measures optical and fluorescence characteristics of single cells (or any other particle, including nuclei, microorganisms, chromosome preparations, and latex beads).