immunohistochemistry

[ im-yuh-noh-his-toh-kem-uh-stree, ih-myoo- ]
/ ˌɪm yə noʊˌhɪs toʊˈkɛm ə stri, ɪˌmyu- /

noun

the application of immunologic techniques to the chemical analysis of cells and tissues.

Nearby words

  1. immunogenetics,
  2. immunogenic,
  3. immunogenicity,
  4. immunoglobulin,
  5. immunohematology,
  6. immunohistology,
  7. immunol.,
  8. immunologic pregnancy test,
  9. immunological mechanism,
  10. immunological paralysis


Origin of immunohistochemistry


Related formsim·mu·no·his·to·chem·i·cal, adjectiveim·mu·no·his·to·chem·i·cal·ly, adverb

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British Dictionary definitions for immunohistochemistry

immunohistochemistry

/ (ˌɪmjʊnəʊˌhɪstəʊˈkɛmɪstrɪ) /

noun

the use of immunochemistry to study tissues
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Medicine definitions for immunohistochemistry

immunohistochemistry

[ ĭm′yə-nō-hĭs′tō-kĕmĭ-strē, ĭ-myōō′- ]

n.

Microscopic localization of specific antigens in tissues by staining with antibodies labeled with fluorescent or pigmented material.

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