immunocytochemistry
noun Date: 1960 the application of biochemistry to cellular immunology • immunocytochemical adjectiveimmunocytochemically adverb

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  • immunocytochemistry — [im myo͞o΄nōsīt΄ō kem′is trē] n. the branch of immunochemistry dealing with cells and cellular activity immunocytochemical adj …   English World dictionary

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  • immunocytochemistry — immunocytochemical, adj. immunocytochemically, adv. /im yeuh noh suy toh kem euh stree, i myooh /, n. the detection of chemical components of cells by means of antibodies coupled to substances that can be made visible. [1965 70; IMMUNO + CYTO +… …   Universalium

  • immunocytochemistry — noun The field of study that encompasses immunochemistry and cytochemistry …   Wiktionary

  • immunocytochemistry — The study of cell constituents by immunologic methods, such as the use of fluorescent antibodies or immunoperoxidase staining.. * * * im·mu·no·cy·to·chem·is·try .im yə nə .sīt ō kem ə strē, im .yü nō n, pl tries the application of biochemistry to …   Medical dictionary

  • immunocytochemistry — im·mu·no·cytochemistry …   English syllables

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  • Gordon Wishart — Professor Gordon C Wishart Born 3 September 1960 Edinburgh Nationality United Kingdom Fields …   Wikipedia

  • immunocytochemical — adjective see immunocytochemistry …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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