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Medical Term:


Pronunciation: bī′ō-spek-trom′ĕ-trē

Definition: Spectroscopic determination of the types and amounts of various substances in living tissue or fluid from a living body.

Synonym(s): clinical spectrometry

[bio- + L. spectrum, an image, + G. metron, measure]

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