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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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Cytological findings of 28 adult patients with TDC were analyzed.
studied two approaches to triage women with ASCUS or LSIL: 1) repeating the cytological test, and 2) DNA testing for high-risk types of the human papillomavirus (hrHPV) - the main causal factor of cervical cancer.
The aspirated cytological material was smeared on the glass slides.
Starting in 1983, preventive gynecological examinations with cytological testing were available for all women age 18 and over.
Lowest rates are seen in Western Asia, Northern America and Australia/New Zealand.1 It is an aggressive malignancy that may extend to involve vagina, vulva, bladder, rectum, lungs, bones and lymph nodes.2 However, it is also one of the preventable cancers.3 The best method for early detection of precancerous lesions of cervix is by cytological examination of cervical cytology by Pap (Papanicolaou) smears.4
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.
On the other hand, liquid-based cytological testing has a similar sensitivity and a higher specificity and is much less costly.
Calculation of the cell elements was carried out under the immersion for 100 cells with the evaluation of the cytological culture in percents.
The aim of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of HPV infection in cervical lesions in a Venezuelan population, determined by HCA II, correlating it with its respective cytological diagnosis.
Presently, while working out the genetics of tolerance for several heavy metals in various crops, tolerance for lead, organic mercury and selenium in safflower was quantified using seedling growth and cytological parameters.