Definition of analyte in English:

analyte

noun

Chemistry
  • A substance whose chemical constituents are being identified and measured.

    • ‘However, the resolution was also found to depend strongly on the contact times of the analyte with the surface.’
    • ‘Our system uses NIR spectroscopy to measure analytes in tissue.’
    • ‘The lowest level of variability was observed between the quadruplicate spots of an individual analyte measured within a single sample well.’
    • ‘Additional experiments were performed to determine the endogenous levels of each analyte.’
    • ‘Generally the product ions reflect the relative amount of the analyte of interest.’

Pronunciation:

analyte

/ˈanəˌlīt/