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Definition of "cytometer" []

  • A graduated microscope slide or similar small vessel used for counting or measuring cells (noun)
  • An automated device used for the same purpose (noun) : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "cytometer" in a sentence
  • "Specifically, the flow cytometer told Gilbert that in the mice exposed to TCE, a T-cell activation molecule, CD44, was acting differently than it would have if there had been no autogen."
  • "The flow cytometer uses a laser to light up cells if the cells express certain markers that should not, in normal circumstances, be present on the T cells."
  • "As is standard in this sort of research, they used a machine known as a flow cytometer to examine the surface of cells from the mouse, taken from immune-system organs such as the lymph nodes and the spleen."