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densitometer

 [den″-sĭ-tom´ĕ-ter]
1. an instrument for determining density or specific gravity of a liquid.
2. an instrument used to measure the degree of exposure (darkening) on photographic or x-ray film.

den·si·tom·e·ter

(den'si-tom'ĕ-tĕr),
1. An instrument for measuring the density of a fluid. Synonym(s): densimeter
2. An instrument for measuring, by virtue of relative turbidity, the growth of bacteria in broth; useful in microbiologic assay of nutrients and antibiotics, phage studies.
3. An instrument for measuring the density of components (for example, protein fractions) separated by electrophoresis or chromatography, using light absorption or reflection.
4. An electronic instrument for measuring the blackening of radiographic film by x-ray exposure; used for film sensitometry, bone densitometry, measurement of line spread function (microdensitometer).
5. An instrument for measuring the extent to which a material absorbs or reflects light.
[L. densitas, density, + G. metron, measure]

densitometer

(dĕn′sĭ-tŏm′ĭ-tər)
n.
1. An apparatus for measuring the optical density of a material, such as a photographic negative.

den′si·tom′e·try (-trē) n.

densitometer

[den′sitom′ətər]
Etymology: L, densus + Gk, metron, measure
a device that uses a photoelectric cell to detect differences in the intensity of light transmitted through a substance, such as x-ray film.

den·si·tom·e·ter

(dens'i-tom'ĕ-tĕr)
1. An instrument for measuring the density of a fluid.
Synonym(s): densimeter.
2. An instrument for measuring, by virtue of relative turbidity, the growth of bacteria in broth; useful in microbiologic assay of nutrients and antibiotics and phage studies.
3. An instrument for measuring the density of components (e.g., protein fractions) separated by electrophoresis or chromatography, using light absorption or reflection.
4. An electronic instrument for measuring the blackening of radiographic film by x-ray exposure; used for film densitometry, bone densitometry, measurement of line spread function (microdensitometer).
[L. densitas, density, + G. metron, measure]

den·si·tom·e·ter

(dens'i-tom'ĕ-tĕr)
1. An instrument for measuring the density of a fluid.
2. An instrument for measuring the growth of bacteria in broth.
3. An instrument for measuring the density of components separated by electrophoresis or chromatography, using light absorption or reflection.
4. An electronic instrument for measuring the blackening of radiographic film by x-ray exposure; used for film densitometry and bone densitometry.
[L. densitas, density, + G. metron, measure]

densitometer (den´sitom´ətur),

n an instrument for determining the degree of darkening of developed photographic or radiographic film, based on the use of a photoelectric cell to measure the light transmission through a given area of the film.

densimeter, densitometer

1. an instrument for determining density or specific gravity of a liquid.
2. an instrument used for measuring photographic transmission and/or reflection density.
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