[his-tuh-kem-uh-stree] /ˌhɪs təˈkɛm ə stri/

the branch of science dealing with the chemical components of cellular and subcellular tissue.
the chemistry of tissues, such as liver and bone, often studied with the aid of a microscope

histochemistry his·to·chem·is·try (hĭs’tō-kěm’ĭ-strē)
The branch of science that deals with the chemical composition of the cells and tissues of the body.


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