cytotechnology


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cy·to·tech·nol·o·gist

 (sī′tə-tĕk-nŏl′ə-jĭst)
n.
A technician trained in medical examination and identification of cellular abnormalities.

cy′to·tech·nol′o·gy n.

cytotechnology

(ˌsaɪtəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
the microscopic analysis of cells for the early detection of abnormalities and diagnosis of diseases such as cancer

cytotechnology

the study of human cells, especially to detect signs of cancer. — cytotechnologist, n.cytotechnologic, adj.
See also: Cells
the study of human cells, especially to detect signs of cancer. — cytotechnologist, n.cytotechnolqgic, adj.
See also: Cancer
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Begun in 1993, the goal of the project is to identify and describe the literature of the allied health professions, including well-known professions such as physical therapy and occupational therapy and lesser-known professions such as cytotechnology, perfusion, and diagnostic sonography.
Various informants lamented the absence of a cytotechnology training programme, which one informant mentioned used to exist, and a few espoused its recreation.
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