fluorescence-activated cell sorter

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fluor·es·cence-ac·ti·vat·ed cell sort·er (FACS),

(flōr-es'ents ak'ti-vāt'ed sel sōr'tĕr),
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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