Definition of histochemistry in English:

histochemistry

Line breaks: histo|chem¦is¦try
Pronunciation: /hɪstəʊˈkɛmɪstri
 
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noun

[mass noun]
The branch of science concerned with the identification and distribution of the chemical constituents of tissues by means of stains, indicators, and microscopy.
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  • This paper deals with the morphology, anatomy, histochemistry and biochemistry of the glandular hairs of S. jorullensis.
  • Similar results were observed when mast cells were stained red, using chloroacetate esterase histochemistry.
  • Our study of the anatomy and histochemistry of the seed coat has identified a number of potential dormancy mechanisms.

Derivatives

histochemical

adjective
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  • PTA is a specific histochemical stain for proteins, indicating the glycoprotein nature of these zones.
  • ADH histochemical staining was performed on tissues of at least 10 individuals of 4-day-old adults as described.
  • The anatomic location was confirmed in all cases with histochemical staining for collagen and elastica.

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