histochemistry

noun
his·​to·​chem·​is·​try | \ ˌhi-stō-ˈke-mə-strē How to pronounce histochemistry (audio) \

Definition of histochemistry

: a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues

Other Words from histochemistry

histochemical \ ˌhi-​stō-​ˈke-​mi-​kəl How to pronounce histochemistry (audio) \ adjective
histochemically \ ˌhi-​stō-​ˈke-​mi-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce histochemistry (audio) \ adverb

First Known Use of histochemistry

circa 1860, in the meaning defined above

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“Histochemistry.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/histochemistry. Accessed 27 Nov. 2021.

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histochemistry

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

Medical Definition of histochemistry

: 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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