flow cytometry

noun
flow cy·​tom·​e·​try | \-sī-ˈtä-mə-trē \

Definition of flow cytometry 

: a technique for identifying and sorting cells and their components (such as DNA) by staining with a fluorescent dye and detecting the fluorescence usually by laser beam illumination

Other Words from flow cytometry

flow cytometer \ -​sī-​ˈtä-​mə-​tər \ noun

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1978, in the meaning defined above

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flow cytometry

noun

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

Other Words from flow cytometry

flow cytometer noun

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