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cell′ biol`ogy

the branch of biology dealing with the study of cells, esp. their formation, structure, and function.
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Cytological techniques are fast, simple, and cheap, and they are acceptable from the patients.
The aim of study was to diagnose cutaneous and subcutaneous tumors in dogs by cytological techniques.
These discrepancies might be due to the difficulty of cytological techniques to distinguish between newly regenerated cells and leukemic blasts, and to the method sensitivity which does not exceed [10.sup.-2].
Considering the aforementioned importance of FNAC in modern cytological techniques, this work was undertaken to evaluate the FNAC of thyroid swellings from the patients approaching our institute in various surgical wards, and aspiration was done to perform the cytological diagnosis and postoperative histopathological correlation during the period from May 2011 to October 2013.
The imprint method allows cytological techniques to be used for the examination of individual cells yet preserves to some extent the histological pattern of the imprinted tissue.
New methods (techniques) have been developed and used in screening, alone or together with cytological techniques. Some of these tests are HPV deoxyribonucleic acid (DNA) screening tests that have been used successfully for triage and are more reliable than cytological techniques [18].
Hydatid cyst of the breast: diagnosis using cytological techniques. Acta Cytol 1969:13(7):420-421.
Researchers examine recent developments in three primary areas: quantitative genetic methods for analysis of homologous recombination and chromosome pairing, development of direct physical assays for DNA intermediates and products of recombination, and cytological techniques for characterizing chromosome behaviors and the patters with which specific proteins associate with meiotic chromosomes.
Vaginal smears; cervical smears; cytological techniques; pregnancy.