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Medical Term:

TUNEL

Pronunciation: tun'el

Definition: Acronym for terminal deoxynucleotidyl transferase-mediated dUTP-biotin end labeling of fragmented DNA; this method uses immunohistochemistry to identify DNA fragmentation in nuclei of cells undergoing apoptosis.

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