cytophotometry


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cy·to·pho·tom·e·try

(sī'tō-fō-tom'ĕ-trē),
A method of measuring the absorption of monochromatic light by stained microscopic structures (for example, chromosomes, nuclei, whole cells) with the aid of a photoelectric cell; also used to measure emitted light from such objects by fluorescence in combination with selected fluorochrome dyes.
[cyto- + G. phōs, light + metron, measure]

cytophotometry

(sī′tə-fō-tŏm′ĭ-trē)
n.
The study of cells and chemical compounds within cells by means of a cytophotometer.

cy′to·pho′to·met′ric (-tə-mĕt′rĭk) adj.
cy′to·pho′to·met′ri·cal·ly adv.

cytophotometry

[sī′tōfətom′ətrē]
the identification of chemical substances within cells, by using a cytophotometer. Also called microfluorometry. cytophotometric, adj.

cy·to·pho·tom·e·try

(sī'tō-fō-tom'ĕ-trē)
A method of measuring the absorption of monochromatic light by stained microscopic structures (e.g., chromosomes, nuclei, whole cells) with the aid of a photoelectric cell; also used to measure emitted light from such objects by fluorescence in combination with selected fluorochrome dyes.
[cyto- + G. phōs, light + metron, measure]