Definition of albuminometer in English:

albuminometer

noun

historical Medicine
  • An apparatus for measuring the amount of albumin or other soluble protein in a liquid (especially urine), either (originally) by measurement of the polarization of transmitted light, or (later) by reaction to form a precipitate in a graduated glass tube.

Origin

Mid 19th century. From albumin + -ometer. Compare slightly earlier albuminimeter.

Pronunciation

albuminometer

/ˌalbjʊmɪˈnɒmɪtə/