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fluorescence-activated cell sorter

Pronunciation: flor-es'ents ak'ti-vat'ed sel sor'ter

Definition: A machine that can separate and analyze cells, such as lymphocytes, which are labeled with fluorochrome-conjugated antibody, by their fluorescence and light scattering patterns.

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