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The branch of science that deals with the chemical composition of the cells and tissues of the body.

his′to·chem′i·cal (-ĭ-kəl) adj.
his′to·chem′i·cal·ly adv.


(Biochemistry) the chemistry of tissues, such as liver and bone, often studied with the aid of a microscope
ˌhistoˈchemical adj


(ˌhɪs təˈkɛm ə stri)

the study of the chemical components of cellular and subcellular tissue.
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