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cy·tol·o·gy

 (sī-tŏl′ə-jē)
n.
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.

cytology

(saɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
n
1. (Microbiology) the study of plant and animal cells, including their structure, function, and formation
2. (Microbiology) the detailed structure of a tissue, as revealed by microscopic examination
cytological, cytologic adj
ˌcytoˈlogically adv
cyˈtologist n

cy•tol•o•gy

(saɪˈtɒl ə dʒi)

n.
the study of the microscopic appearance of cells, esp. for the diagnosis of abnormalities and malignancies.
[1885–90]
cy•to•log•ic (ˌsaɪt lˈɒdʒ ɪk) cy`to•log′i•cal, adj.
cy`to•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
cy•tol′o•gist, n.

cy·tol·o·gy

(sī-tŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the formation, structure, and function of cells.

cytology

the branch of biology that studies the structure, function, multiplication, and life history of cells. — cytologist, n.cytologie, cytological, adj.
See also: Cells
the branch of biology that studies the structure, growth, and pathology of cells. — cytologist, n.cytologie, cytological, adj.
See also: Biology

cytology

1. The study of the cells of animals and plants, including their formation and structure.
2. Study of cells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.cytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cellscytology - the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells
stainability - (cytology) the capacity of cells or cell parts to stain specifically with certain dyes
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
microscopic anatomy - the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs
cytogenetics - the branch of biology that studies the cellular aspects of heredity (especially the chromosomes)
fix - kill, preserve, and harden (tissue) in order to prepare for microscopic study
Translations
cytologie
citologija
citológiasejtbiológiasejttan
hücre bilimisitoloji

cytology

[saɪˈtɔlədɜɪ] Ncitología f

cytology

nZytologie f, → Zellenlehre f

cy·tol·o·gy

n. citología, ciencia que estudia la estructura, forma y función de las células.

cytology

n citología, estudio microscópico de la célula
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(4) We agree by all means that pathologists and cytologists should be actively engaged in trying to educate clinicians and patients alike about the true risks associated with the lesions they are treating.
Referrals for diagnostic tests by radiologists, cytologists and anatomic pathologists are valid for 30 days.
According to Mr Music, fewer cytologists - the scientists who study the test samples - will be needed with the new method, and this has caused shortages of staff as they leave for new jobs ahead of the change.
Basophilic is a technical term used by cytologists and histologists that describes the microscopic appearance of cells and tissues, after they are stained with a basic dye such as the crystal violet dye used to stain bacteria or hematoxylin used for tissues, and corresponds to a dark blue or purple stain (basic/positive).
Medical company Hologic Inc (Nasdaq:HOLX) reported on Wednesday the receipt of the US Food and Drug Administration's (FDA) premarket approval (PMA) for the ThinPrep Integrated Imager to bring the benefit of automated imaging of Pap tests more broadly in laboratories and cytologists across the US.
Hologic announced that the United States FDA has granted premarket approval for the ThinPrep Integrated Imager, which will make automated imaging of Pap tests more broadly available to laboratories and cytologists in the United States.
The cytological exam is a manual procedure wherein cytologists or experts visually investigate every single cell on the cytology glass slides using a microscopic camera, identify any abnormality in a cell, and finally make a decision.
Sidra Medical and Research Center (Sidra) has been authorised by the International Academy of Cytology (IAC) as the first institution in Qatar to organise and host inaugural certification examinations for cytologists. Cytopathology is a specialised discipline of diagnostic medicine whereby cells in human samples are analysed predominantly for the detection of cancer.
Journal of cytology/Indian Academy of Cytologists 2014; 31(2): 102-04.
Journal of cytology/ Indian Academy of Cytologists. 2013;30(1):85.
(2) Its limitations are represented by the lack of experienced cytologists in many institutions, the inability to reliably distinguish invasive from in situ carcinoma and the difficulty in precisely evaluating cytologic and morphologic features in breast aspirates with the histological classification system used as the "gold-standard," particularly in benign lesions.