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cy·tol·o·gy

 (sī-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
The branch of biology that deals with the formation, structure, and function of cells.

cy′to·log′ic (-tə-lŏj′ĭk), cy′to·log′i·cal adj.
cy·tol′o·gist n.

cytology

(saɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Microbiology) the study of plant and animal cells, including their structure, function, and formation
2. (Microbiology) the detailed structure of a tissue, as revealed by microscopic examination
cytological, cytologic adj
ˌcytoˈlogically adv
cyˈtologist n

cy•tol•o•gy

(saɪˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the microscopic appearance of cells, esp. for the diagnosis of abnormalities and malignancies.
[1885–90]
cy•to•log•ic (ˌsaɪt lˈɒdʒ ɪk) cy`to•log′i•cal, adj.
cy`to•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
cy•tol′o•gist, n.

cy·tol·o·gy

(sī-tŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the formation, structure, and function of cells.

cytology

the branch of biology that studies the structure, function, multiplication, and life history of cells. — cytologist, n.cytologie, cytological, adj.
See also: Cells
the branch of biology that studies the structure, growth, and pathology of cells. — cytologist, n.cytologie, cytological, adj.
See also: Biology

cytology

1. The study of the cells of animals and plants, including their formation and structure.
2. Study of cells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cellscytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
stainability - (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
microscopic anatomy - the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs
cytogenetics - the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
fix - kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
Translations
cytologie
citologija
citológiasejtbiológiasejttan
hücre bilimisitoloji

cytology

[saɪˈtɔlədɜɪ] Ncitología f

cytology

nZytologie f, → Zellenlehre f

cy·tol·o·gy

n. citología, ciencia que estudia la estructura, forma y función de las células.

cytology

n citología, estudio microscópico de la célula
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Efficacy of oral brush cytology in the evaluation of the oral premalignant and malignant lesions.
113) We recently showed a concordance rate of 61% between brushing and concurrent biopsy diagnosis, with biopsies having higher sensitivity (69%) and accuracy (80%) than bile duct brush cytology (42% and 69%, respectively) in detecting malignancy (18 of 30 on biopsy versus 8 of 30 on brushing).
It is of utmost importance to perform as much sampling of tissue from bronchial tree by combining procedures such as bronchial washings, bronchial brush cytology and cell block of bronchial washings to maximise the diagnostic yield.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the value of intraductal ultrasonography (IDUS), endoscopic brush cytology and K-ras, P53 gene mutation in the early diagnosis of malignant biliary stricture.
Delivery kits photopheresis, cervical plates to stabilize the spine, brush cytology - 3 packages (for a detailed description of range-quantitative object of the contract includes terms of reference).
If the lesion appears to be resectable on imaging, surgery should be considered rather than relying on minimally invasive investigations such as brush cytology, percutaneous fine-needle aspiration biospy (FNA) or endoscopic ultrasound-guided FNA, as these investigations are helpful only if positive for adenocarcinoma and have a very low negative predictive value.
1-5 It has been reported that recurrent pneumonia attacks may induce sufficient nuclear atypia to suggest malignancy in endobronchial brush cytology of this tumour.
The adjunctive techniques which I will discuss are toluidine blue, tissue fluorescence, tissue reflectance and brush cytology.
Brush cytology probes were taken from the noses of 194 male, nonsmoking customs officers twice a year (January and July) over a period of 5 years.
Conventional endoscopic retrograde cholangiopancreatography (ERCP) brush cytology, for example, has a mere 30%-70% sensitivity for diagnosis of cholangiocarcinoma.