mass spectrometry

mass spectrometry
Spectrometry Spec*trom"e*try, n. (Physics) Art or process of using a spectrometer, of any type; -- when used alone, it usually refers to the use of a spectrometer using light in the visible, infrared, or ultraviolet region. -- {Spec`tro*met"ric}, a. [Webster 1913 Suppl. +PJC]

{mass spectrometry}, the art or process of using a mass spectrometer to analyse chemical samples. [PJC]

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