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Medical Term:

cytochemistry

Pronunciation: si'to-kem'is-tre

Definition

The study of intracellular distribution of chemicals, reaction sites, and enzymes, often by means of staining reactions, radioactive isotope uptake, selective metal distribution in electron microscopy, or other methods.

Synonym(s): histochemistry

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