fluorochrome

noun

fluo·​ro·​chrome ˈflu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce fluorochrome (audio)
ˌflȯr-
: any of various fluorescent substances used in biological staining to produce fluorescence in a specimen

Word History

First Known Use

1943, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of fluorochrome was in 1943

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“Fluorochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluorochrome. Accessed 15 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

fluorochrome

noun
flu·​o·​ro·​chrome ˈflu̇(-ə)r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce fluorochrome (audio)
: any of various fluorescent substances used in biological staining to produce fluorescence in a specimen
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