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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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He is a board certified cytologist and is a member of the American Society of Cytologists, American Society of Clinical Pathologists and the International Academy of Cytology.
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.
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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.
Because the Cell-CT uses the exact same imaging mechanism but extends the image from 2D to 3D, pathologists and cytologists can almost immediately use this technology to make more accurate measures and earlier diagnoses," he wrote in an e-mail message to Clinical Chemistry.
The presence of "centrospheres" in cell division of liverworts was described by the early cytologists and quadripolar spindles in meiosis arising from four such centrospheres were clearly described prior to 1900.
These tumours may pose diagnostic difficulties for the clinicians and cytologists because of their presentation at unusual sites.
He said the system included the latest fully automated slide processor, three integrated imagers, a fully integrated, interactive self-contained computer imager combined with specialised review microscope to assist cytologists and pathologists in screening.
Arthropod cuticle is a classic object of study by paleontologists, morphologists, cytologists, physiologists, and biochemists (Dennell 1947, Richards 1951, Roer & Dillaman 1984, Willis 1999, Locke 2001, Havemann et al.