immunofluorescence

noun im·mu·no·flu·o·res·cence \ ˌi-myə-nō-(ˌ)flȯ-ˈre-sᵊn(t)s , -(ˌ)flu̇(-ə)- , i-ˌmyü-nō- \

Definition of immunofluorescence

: the labeling of antibodies or antigens with fluorescent dyes especially for the purpose of demonstrating the presence of a particular antigen or antibody in a tissue preparation or smear

immunofluorescent

play \ˌi-myə-nō-(ˌ)flȯ-ˈre-sᵊnt, -(ˌ)flu̇(-ə)-, i-ˌmyü-nō-\ adjective

First Known Use of immunofluorescence

1960

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immunofluorescence

noun im·mu·no·flu·o·res·cence \ -(ˌ)flu̇(-ə)r-ˈes-ᵊn(t)s , -flōr- , -flȯr- \

medical Definition of immunofluorescence

: the labeling of antibodies or antigens with fluorescent dyes especially for the purpose of demonstrating the presence of a particular antigen or antibody in a tissue preparation or smear

immunofluorescent

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