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cytochemistry

[ sahy-tuh-kem-uh-stree ]
/ ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri /
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noun
the branch of cell biology dealing with the detection of cell constituents by means of biochemical analysis and visualization techniques.
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Origin of cytochemistry

First recorded in 1900–05; cyto- + chemistry

OTHER WORDS FROM cytochemistry

cy·to·chem·i·cal [sahy-tuh-kem-i-kuhl], /ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ɪ kəl/, adjective
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British Dictionary definitions for cytochemistry

cytochemistry
/ (ˌsaɪtəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun
the chemistry of living cells

Derived forms of cytochemistry

cytochemical, adjective
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Medical definitions for cytochemistry

cytochemistry
[ sī′tō-kĕmĭ-strē ]

n.
The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.
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