Share this entry

analyte Line breaks: ana|lyte
Pronunciation: /ˈanəlʌɪt/

Definition of analyte in English:


A substance whose chemical constituents are being identified and measured.
Example sentences
  • Our system uses NIR spectroscopy to measure analytes in tissue.
  • However, the resolution was also found to depend strongly on the contact times of the analyte with the surface.
  • The lowest level of variability was observed between the quadruplicate spots of an individual analyte measured within a single sample well.

Words that rhyme with analyte

street light • phyllite • rubellite

Definition of analyte in:

Share this entry


What do you find interesting about this word or phrase?

Comments that don't adhere to our Community Guidelines may be moderated or removed.

Get more from Oxford Dictionaries

Subscribe to remove adverts and access premium resources

Word of the day innocuous
Pronunciation: ɪˈnɒkjʊəs
not harmful or offensive