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fluorochrome

[ floor-uh-krohm, flawr-, flohr- ]
/ ˈflʊər əˌkroʊm, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr- /
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noun Histology.

any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to label biological material.

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Origin of fluorochrome

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British Dictionary definitions for fluorochrome

fluorochrome
/ (ˈflʊərəʊˌkrəʊm) /

noun

a chemical entity, such as a molecule or group, that exhibits fluorescence
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Medical definitions for fluorochrome

fluorochrome
[ flurə-krōm′, flôr- ]

n.

Any of a group of fluorescent dyes used to stain tissues and cells for examination by fluorescence microscopy.
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