- SYN: cytochemistry.
* * *his·to·chem·is·try -'kem-ə-strē n, pl -tries a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues
* * *n.the study of the identification and distribution of chemical compounds within and between cells, by means of stains, indicators, and light and electron microscopy.• histochemical adj.
* * *his·to·chem·is·try (his″to-kemґis-tre) the branch of histology which deals with the identification of chemical components in cells and tissues.
Medical dictionary. 2011.
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histochemistry — [his΄tō kem′is trē] n. the study of the chemical components of cells and tissues histochemical [his΄tō kem′i kəl] adj. histochemically adv … English World dictionary
histochemistry — histochemija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis gyvųjų būtybių audinių chemines savybes. atitikmenys: angl. histochemistry rus. гистохимия … Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas
histochemistry — noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: circa 1860 a science that combines the techniques of biochemistry and histology in the study of the chemical constitution of cells and tissues • histochemical adjective • histochemically… … New Collegiate Dictionary
histochemistry — n. [Gr. histos, tissue; chemeia, transmutation] The microscopic study of the chemical characteristics of tissues … Dictionary of invertebrate zoology
histochemistry — Study of the chemical composition of tissues by means of specific staining reactions … Dictionary of molecular biology
histochemistry — histochemical /his teuh kem i keuhl/, adj. histochemically, adv. /his teuh kem euh stree/, n. the branch of science dealing with the chemical components of cellular and subcellular tissue. [1860 65; HISTO + CHEMISTRY] * * * … Universalium
histochemistry — noun The branch of histology dealing with the chemistry of cells and tissues … Wiktionary
histochemistry — n. scientific study of the chemical components of tissues … English contemporary dictionary
histochemistry — noun the branch of science concerned with the chemical constituents of tissues and their study using stains, indicators, and microscopy. Derivatives histochemical adjective … English new terms dictionary
histochemistry — his·to·chemistry … English syllables