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bi·om·e·ter

(bī-om'ĕ-ter),
A device for measuring carbon dioxide given off by organisms and, hence, for determining the quantity of living matter present.
[bio- + G. metron, measure]

biometer

Physiology
A device used to measure CO2 generated by living tissues.
 
Pseudo-medicine
A type of “diagnostic” pendulum developed in the early 20th century by Dr Oscar Brunler and M Bovis; the biometer was used in psychometric analysis to detect energy waves said to emanate from all living beings.
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When to use an optical biometer in myopia management
Mineralization was measured taking the resulting 14C[O.sub.2] quantity produced by the mineralization of the radiomarked glyphosate, which was collected in a NaOH 0.3 N solution disposed on the lateral arm of the biometer. Biometers were disposed in an incubator (WTB Binder, BD 115 model), in the dark, and at 28 [+ or -] 2[degrees]C.
$21.8 million in 2013, compared to $10 million in 2012; the BioMeter value for Phase 1 products averaged $40 million in 2013 compared to $10 million in 2012; the BioMeter value for Phase 2 products was $47.4 million in 2013, compared to $37.1 million in 2012; the BioMeter value for Phase 3 products was $46.2 million in 2013, compared to $24.6 million in 2012; and the BioMeter value for approved products was $50.6 million in 2013, compared to $27 million in 2012.
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The main purpose of the South African Weather Service solar UV-B biometer network is to create and enhance public awareness and provide real-time information about the hazard of personal exposure to biologically active solar UV-B radiation.
Lisheng, L.Shouxin L, et al., Multifunctional implantable particles for skin tissue regeneration: Preparation, characterization, in vitro and in vivo studies, Acta Biometer, 4,1057-1066(2008).
The Biometer measures the biological effectiveness of UVB radiation in units of MED/h.
Las mediciones en las dos zonas estudiadas se hicieron con un equipo Biometer modelo 501 version 3 (Solar Light Co., USA), calibrado anualmente por su fabricante, modelo mas moderno que los sensores Robertson-Berger que han sido y siguen siendo utilizados mundialmente para la determinacion de la radiacion UV-B.
Microdetermination of plasma ATP and creatine phosphate concentrations with a luminescence biometer. Clin Chem 1977;23:2254-7.
The soils (equivalent to 50 g oven-dry sample) were incubated in biometer flasks at 20[degrees]C for 28 days.
Other institutions have had a similar experience with a different nonmercury standard, the Universal Biometer DPM-III.
For the SIR and SIGR measurements, 10-15 g dry mass equivalent of each soil was placed in a biometer flask with 1 mL NaOH (1 mol/L) in the side arm to trap C[O.sub.2] (Colores et al.