flow cytometry(redirected from Fluorescence activated cell sorter)
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flow cytometry[¦flō sī¦täm·ə·trē]
(cell and molecular biology)
A technique for optical analysis and separation of cells and metaphase chromosomes based on light scattering and fluorescence.
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