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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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Diagnostic cytologists prepare and methodically analyse samples to assess various associated diseases and conditions as well as to support screening services and provide enhanced patient care and treatment.
Journal of cytology/Indian Academy of Cytologists 2014; 31(2): 102-04.
The fact that cytologists can make the diagnosis when good material is available for evaluation should only encourage the acquisition of and improve the nature of such samples.
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.
In our study for pattern analysis, the smears from solitary thyroid nodules were reviewed by cytologists, who were blind to the routine cytological and histopathological diagnosis.
It also gives better results than cervical cytology because most often the cytologists reporting are under trained, they are overburdened and it also requires very expensive equipment as compared to VIA technique which requires just routine instruments used in Gynae clinic.
The cytological smears were evaluated by two independent gynecological cytologists who were blinded to the study procedures.
Richardson begins her analysis with the study of how those chromosomes that we now call the X and Y were first discovered by cytologists in 1890s and how they later became widely known as the sex chromosomes in the 1920s.
As histologists and cytologists we frequently receive requests lacking critical, and at times, any, clinical information.
and Hospital) provide a valuable tool for cytologists learning and honing their skills in fine needle aspiration of the thyroid.
In the field of cytology a comprehensive laboratory information system can help cytotechs, cytologists, and laboratory owners efficiently meet the needs of the lab as a business, including streamlined workflows, regulatory compliance, and superior reporting capabilities.