flow cytometer
noun see flow cytometry

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • flow cytometer — noun A cytometer used in flow cytometry …   Wiktionary

  • flow cytometer — an instrument used to perform flow cytometry …   Medical dictionary

  • flow cytometer — noun see flow cytometry …   Useful english dictionary

  • Flow-FISH — (fluorescent in situ hybridization) is a cytogenetic technique to quantify the copy number of specific repetitive elements in genomic DNA of whole cell populations via the combination of flow cytometry with cytogenetic fluorescent in situ… …   Wikipedia

  • Flow cytometry — Analysis of a marine sample of photosynthetic picoplankton by flow cytometry showing three different populations (Prochlorococcus, Synechococcus, and picoeukaryotes) Flow cytometry (abbreviated: FCM) is a technique for counting and examining… …   Wikipedia

  • Flow cytometry — Analysis of biological material by detection of the light absorbing or fluorescing properties of cells or subcellular fractions such as chromosomes passing in a narrow stream through a laser beam. Flow cytometry can be used with automated sorting …   Medical dictionary

  • cytometer — A standardized, usually ruled glass slide or small glass chamber of known volume, used in counting and measuring cells, especially blood cells. [cyto + G. metron, measure] image c. apparatus for measuring various qualitative tests, such as… …   Medical dictionary

  • flow cytometry — noun : a technique for identifying and sorting cells and their components (as DNA) by staining with a fluorescent dye, detecting the fluorescence usually by passing the cells individually in solution through laser beam illumination, and counting… …   Useful english dictionary

  • flow cytometry — noun Date: 1978 a technique for identifying and sorting cells and their components (as DNA) by staining with a fluorescent dye and detecting the fluorescence usually by laser beam illumination • flow cytometer noun …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • flow cell — noun A part of a flow cytometer in which a stream of cells is aligned to pass one at a time through a light beam …   Wiktionary

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