cytophotometer


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cytophotometer

(sī′tō-fō-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
An instrument used to identify and locate the chemical compounds within a cell by measuring the intensity of light passing through stained sections of the cytoplasm.

cytophotometer

[sī′tōfətom′ətər]
Etymology: Gk, kytos + phos, light, metron, measure
an instrument for measuring light density through stained portions of cytoplasm, used for locating and identifying chemical substances within cells.