flow cytometry

noun
flow cy·​tom·​e·​try | \ -sī-ˈtä-mə-trē How to pronounce flow cytometry (audio) \

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

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flow cytometer \ -​sī-​ˈtä-​mə-​tər How to pronounce flow cytometer (audio) \ noun

First Known Use of flow cytometry

1978, in the meaning defined above

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“Flow cytometry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/flow%20cytometry. Accessed 10 Aug. 2020.

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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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