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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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A biopsy and bone marrow aspiration were performed, and a marrow cytological examination showed a decrease in marrow hyperplasia with rouleau formation, but there was normal morphology of the red blood cells along with plasmacytosis (48%).
Neither cytological examination nor needle biopsy of the parietal pleura was able to establish the diagnosis.
Peripheral blood smear and bone marrow examination were normal, and Burkitt's lymphoma was diagnosed following cytological examination of intraabdominal fluid obtained via paracentesis.
Cytological examination of the discharge was negative for neoplastic cells.
The ascitic fluid showed no bacterial or tuberculosis infection and the cytological examination was negative for malignancy.
The cervical smear test, first described by the Greek gynaecologist Georgius Papanicolaou, consists of cytological examination of cells scraped off the neck of the womb.
This section includes tips on cytological examination, specimen handling, and staining.
Cytological examination of the fluid was acellular, however, intact PTH level of the fluid was 261 pg/mL.
The performance of the cytological examination and the culture showed a sensitivity around 75.