[im-yuh-noh-sahy-toh-kem-uh-stree, ih-myoo-]
  1. the detection of chemical components of cells by means of antibodies coupled to substances that can be made visible.

Origin of immunocytochemistry

First recorded in 1965–70; immuno- + cyto- + chemistry
Related formsim·mu·no·cy·to·chem·i·cal, adjectiveim·mu·no·cy·to·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb Unabridged Based on the Random House Unabridged Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018

British Dictionary definitions for immunocytochemistry


  1. the use of immunochemistry to study cells
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immunocytochemistry in Medicine


[ĭm′yə-nō-sī′tō-kĕmĭ-strē, ĭ-myōō′-]
  1. The study of cell constituents by immunologic methods, such as the use of fluorescent antibodies.
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