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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.cytologic - of or relating to the science of cytology
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This proposal is advocated by the introduction of the intermediate/borderline tumor group (eg, NIFTP) in the new World Health Organization classification of thyroid tumors, and the majority of the histologically validated NIFTPs have a cytologic equivalent of AUS and FN.
The first study found that it is not cost effective to begin primary high-risk human papillomavirus (hrHPV) testing prior to age 30 years, to perform hrHPV testing every 3 years, or to perform cytologic testing annually, based on an analysis of 12 screening strategies using data from 451 women.
Primary human papillomavirus (HPV) screening also is an option for patients, and although there are no current guidelines, 2015 expert guidance states that HPV16/18 genotyping and reflex cytologic testing should be used in women who have abnormal results.
So when a significant association was established between cytologic and histologic grading systems, cytologic grading may be helpful to decide the level of treatment.
HISTOPATHOLOGY FINDINGS of cytologic atypia, architectural disorder, and pagetoid spread are common in congenital melanocytic nevi (CMN) of all sizes in children aged 0-35 months, and tend to have benign outcomes, according to a retrospective study.
All anal cytologic test slides were screened manually by cytotechnologists and then referred for additional pathologist review and signed out.
Atlas of Soft Tissue and Bone Pathology: With Histologic, Cytologic, and Radiologic Correlations
This report describes the spurious cytologic findings of adult dust mites in urine samples from two patients.
Several articles have advocated the usefulness of various cytologic criteria for screening and diagnosis of malignant breast lesions; however the utility of the proposed criteria has not been adequately tested or universally accepted [7,8].
As expected, cytologic abnormalities and infection with high-risk HPV types declined with increasing age.