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Medical Term:

absorbance

Pronunciation: ab-sōr′bants

Definition: spectrophotometry log of the ratio of the radiant power of the incident radiation to the radiant power of the transmitted radiation.

Synonym(s): absorbancy, absorbency, extinction2, optic density

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