Definition of Nephelometry

1. Noun. (analytical chemistry) The measurement of the concentration of a solution, suspension or dispersion based upon its light-scattering properties. ¹



2. Noun. (context: specifically in immunology) Technique used to determine levels of antibodies or antigens in a suspension based up its light-scattering properties. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Nephelometry

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Medical Definition of Nephelometry

1. Any method for estimating the concentration of cells or particles in a suspension by measuring the intensity of scattered light, often at right angles to the incident beam. Light scattering depends upon number, size and surface characteristics of the particles. This entry appears with permission from the Dictionary of Cell and Molecular Biology (11 Mar 2008)

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Literary usage of Nephelometry

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1. The Chemical News and Journal of Industrial Science (1906)
"In brief, then, as far as time effects in nephelometry are concerned, the time factor must be carefully regulated for intense ..."

2. A Lifelong Passion: Nicholas and Alexandra: Their Own Story by Andrei Maylunas (2005)
"Rve techniques were used: direct nephelometry, nephelometry with protamine, two polyethyleneglycol precipitation methods ..."

3. International Medical and Surgical Surveyby American Institute of Medicine by American Institute of Medicine (1922)
"(Ib—86) (Ib—86) nephelometry. A Nephelometer with a Constant Standard. ... In addition to other methods of analysis nephelometry has found extensive ..."

4. Colorimetric Analysis by Foster Dee Snell (1921)
"nephelometry. IN closing a word about the methods of nephelometric measurement may not be amiss. The tests given are entirely those depending upon ..."

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