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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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