cytochemistry

[sahy-tuh-kem-uh-stree]
noun
the branch of cell biology dealing with the detection of cell constituents by means of biochemical analysis and visualization techniques.

Origin:
1900–05; cyto- + chemistry

cytochemical [sahy-tuh-kem-i-kuhl] , adjective
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cytochemistry (ˌsaɪtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ)
 
n
the chemistry of living cells
 
cyto'chemical
 
adj

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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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For example, cytochemistry distinguishes lymphocytic leukemia cells from myeloid leukemia cells.
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