fluorochrome

noun
fluo·​ro·​chrome | \ ˈflu̇r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce fluorochrome (audio) , ˌflȯr- \

Definition of fluorochrome

: any of various fluorescent substances used in biological staining to produce fluorescence in a specimen

First Known Use of fluorochrome

1943, in the meaning defined above

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“Fluorochrome.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/fluorochrome. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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fluorochrome

noun
flu·​o·​ro·​chrome | \ ˈflu̇(-ə)r-ə-ˌkrōm How to pronounce fluorochrome (audio) \

Medical Definition of fluorochrome

: any of various fluorescent substances used in biological staining to produce fluorescence in a specimen

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