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fluorophotometry fluor·o·pho·tom·e·try (flur’ō-fō-tŏm’ĭ-trē, flôr’-)
Measurement of the light emitted by a fluorescent substance, especially that emitted from the interior of the eye after intravenous injection of fluorescein to test the integrity of the retinal vasculature.


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