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FACS

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Biology. fluorescence-activated cell sorter: a machine that sorts cells according to whether or not they have been tagged with antibodies carrying a fluorescent dye, separating the cells mechanically in a vibrating nozzle, imparting a positive or negative charge to cells that fluoresce, and then passing the cells through an electric field to deflect them into appropriate containers.
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Also, F.A.C.S. Fellow of the American College of Surgeons.
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FACS abbr.
Fellow of the American College of Surgeons

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FACS

Fellow of the American College of Surgeons
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