fluorochrome

fluorochrome

[floor-uh-krohm, flawr-, flohr-]
noun Histology.
any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to label biological material.

Origin:
fluoro- + -chrome

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fluorochrome (ˈflʊərəʊˌkrəʊm)
 
n
a chemical entity, such as a molecule or group, that exhibits fluorescence

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fluorochrome fluor·o·chrome (flur'ə-krōm', flôr'-)
n.
Any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to stain tissues and cells for examination by fluorescence microscopy.

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