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cytochemistry

 [si″to-kem´is-tre]
the identification and localization of the different chemical compounds and their activities within the cell.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē),
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

cytochemistry

(sī′tō-kĕm′ĭ-strē)
n.
The branch of biochemistry that deals with the study of the chemical composition and activity of cells.

cy′to·chem′i·cal (-kĕm′ĭ-kəl) adj.

cy·to·chem·is·try

(sī'tō-kem'is-trē)
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.

cytochemistry

1. The chemistry of cells.
2. An analysis of the chemical composition of cell components by staining properties and other means.
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