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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.
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(Biochemistry) the chemistry of living cells
ˌcytoˈchemical adj
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(ˌsaɪ təˈkɛm ə stri)

the branch of cell biology dealing with the detection of cell constituents by means of biochemical analysis and visualization techniques.
cy`to•chem′i•cal (-ɪ kəl) adj.
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the branch of cytology that deals with the chemistry of living cells. — cytochemical, adj.
See also: Cells
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The branch of chemistry that deals with the study of cells.
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