[floo r-uh-krohm, flawr-, flohr-]
- any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to label biological material.
Origin of fluorochrome
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- a chemical entity, such as a molecule or group, that exhibits fluorescence
- Any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to stain tissues and cells for examination by fluorescence microscopy.
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