fluorochrome

[ floo r-uh-krohm, flawr-, flohr- ]
/ ˈflʊər əˌkroʊm, ˈflɔr-, ˈfloʊr- /

noun Histology.

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

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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Medicine 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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