cytology


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Related to cytology: Cell biology, exfoliative cytology, urine cytology, Cervical cytology

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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Direct comparison of liquid-based and conventional cytology in a South African screening trial.
Screening for cervical cancer, with the historical Pap smear and in more recent years the liquid cytology technology, has significantly lowered the incidence of this cancer.
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If ongoing investigations on HPV-DNA testing have positive results, the guidelines state that this may become the sole primary screening modality for cervical cancer in the future, with cytology reserved for triage of HPV positive women and a longer screening interval for those who are negative.
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Source BioScience will provide CSW with cytology services until July
Most cervical cancer screening activities in Quebec take place within the public sector and are based primarily on conventional cytology.
Following chapters on topics in general cytology including basic cell structure and function, cytogenetics in cancer, and diagnostic quality assurance, international experts in the field treat diagnostic cytology of the female genital tract, the cytology of other body sites, fine needle aspiration of organs/sites; and new technologies in cell preparation of samples for diagnostic tests, e.
This aim of this research was to compare FNA cytology results with the histopathology of nodules that were surgically removed to assess the accuracy of FNA in assessing thyroid nodules.
This study was undertaken to compare the diagnostic accuracy of HPV testing by hybrid capture II (HC-II) with conventional cervical smear cytology for squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL).