Glossary Term:

Title

immunocytochemistry

Phonetic

<b>im</b>-yuh-no-<b>sy</b>-toe-<b>KEM</b>-iss-tree

Description

lab tests that use antibodies to detect specific chemical antigens in specially-prepared cells viewed under a microscope. These tests can be used to help detect and classify cancer cells. See also antibody, antigen, monoclonal antibodies.