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histochemistry

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noun his·to·chem·is·try \ˌhis-tō-ˈke-mə-strē\

Definition of histochemistry

  1. :  a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues

his·to·chem·i·cal play \-ˈke-mi-kəl\ adjective
his·to·chem·i·cal·ly play \-k(ə-)lē\ adverb


Origin of histochemistry

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1860


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histochemistry

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noun his·to·chem·is·try \-ˈkem-ə-strē\

Medical Definition of histochemistry

plural his·to·chem·is·tries

  1. :  a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues




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