flow cytometry


flow cy·tom·e·try

noun \-sī-ˈtä-mə-trē\

Definition of FLOW CYTOMETRY

:  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 cy·tom·e·ter \-sī-ˈtä-mə-tər\ noun

First Known Use of FLOW CYTOMETRY

1978

flow cytometry

noun    (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of FLOW CYTOMETRY

: 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

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