histochemistry

noun

his·​to·​chem·​is·​try ˌhi-stō-ˈke-mə-strē How to pronounce histochemistry (audio)
: a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues
histochemical adjective
histochemically adverb

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First Known Use

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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The first known use of histochemistry was circa 1860

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“Histochemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histochemistry. Accessed 21 Jul. 2024.

Medical Definition

histochemistry

noun
his·​to·​chem·​is·​try -ˈkem-ə-strē How to pronounce histochemistry (audio)
plural histochemistries
: 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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