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cytochemistry

[sahy-tuh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri/
noun
1.
the branch of cell biology dealing with the detection of cell constituents by means of biochemical analysis and visualization techniques.
Origin
1900-1905
1900-05; cyto- + chemistry
Related forms
cytochemical
[sahy-tuh-kem-i-kuh l] /ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ɪ kəl/ (Show IPA),
adjective
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Examples for cytochemistry
  • For example, cytochemistry distinguishes lymphocytic leukemia cells from myeloid leukemia cells.
British Dictionary definitions for cytochemistry

cytochemistry

/ˌsaɪtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ/
noun
1.
the chemistry of living cells
Derived Forms
cytochemical, adjective
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cytochemistry in Medicine

cytochemistry cy·to·chem·is·try (sī'tō-kěm'ĭ-strē)
n.
The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.

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