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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


[ˌsaɪtəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJcitológico
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For cytological examination, smears were prepared; wet-fixed smears (in absolute alcohol) were stained by Papanicolaou stains and hematoxylin and eosin while air-dried smears were stained with May-Grunwald Giemsa and ZN stains.
Pleural aspirate showed an exudative pattern, and cytological examination revealed a predominance of lymphocytes, few eosinophils, mesothelial cells and microfilariae.
Cytological examination of ear cerumen and microbiological isolation identified eight (8) dogs to be affected with fungal infections comprising of Aspergillus (n=4), Candida (n=3) and Cryptococcus infections (n=1) besides Malassezia yeast in another twenty two (22) dogs.
Should the lesion prove to be cystic, the fluid should be aspirated in its entirety and expressed into a universal container and sent for cytological examination.
This is particularly important for tumors that are very small and can only be identified by cytological examination of the abscess.
1] Cytological examination of a serous effusion is important for the diagnosis of cancer, for staging and prognosis of the patient.
Cytological examination is valuable for diagnosis of round cell tumors, because they do not always have clear architectial features (Ulcar et al.
The Millipore filter paper at this stage is fully transparent and allows cytological examination.
INTRODUCTION: Cytological examination of serous fluid is one of the commonly performed and well accepted examinations.
Primary nasal transmissible venereal tumor (TVT) though reported rarely was diagnosed based on cytological examination, in 2 of the 16 dogs suffering from chronic respiratory affections and of the five dogs with upper respiratory tract affections.