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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.
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Adj.1.cytological - of or relating to the science of cytology


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North America accounted for the largest share of this market for 2014, as there are a significantly high number of research and development projects ongoing in the region related to cytological investigation for proteomics, genomics, and drug and vaccine development.
Morphological and cytological comparison of related genera with Mesopteris.
Hence identification of metastatic melanoma with unusual morphology, especially when the lesion lacks melanin pigment, presents an increased cytological diagnostic challenge.
It has a high mitotic rate and anaplastic cytological features, and is usually observed in lymph nodes and skin, but may also affect the liver, spleen, and lungs (1), (2), (3), (4), (5).
Careful cytological analysis of the nipple secretion is essential.
The log-rank test for equality of survivor function indicates that there is a statistically significant difference in the risk of a cytological abnormality after a normal Pap smear when compared with an inadequate one (p=0.
A cytological diagnosis of spindle cell lesion of neural origin with the closest resemblance of ectopic meningioma was rendered.
With the exception of one subject, all the asymptomatic continuous RGP contact lens wearing eyes did not show any cytological alterations.
The invasive nature of the malignancy cannot be determined by cytological examination alone and therefore a tissue biopsy (punch biopsy or loop excision) is warranted before definitive treatment.
Key words: dog, Malassezia, ear canal, otitis externa, cytological analysis.
While in developed countries the introduction of large-scale cytological testing has resulted in a major decline in cervical cancer mortality, in low-resource settings the high specificity of cytological testing is offset by its lack of sensitivity for detection of precursors of invasive cervical cancer (ranging from 30% to 90%) and highly dependent on adequacy of sample collection, slide preparation and slide interpretation.
Patients with atypical epithelial cells on cytological smear underwent parallel testing for high-risk HPV types with the Hybrid Capture II system.