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Of or relating to degeneration or disease of cells.
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of or relating to cytopathy
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(ˌsaɪ təˈpæθ ɪk)

of, pertaining to, or characterized by a pathological change in the function or form of a cell, leading to its death.
[1960–65; cyto- + -pathic]
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Cytopathic effect assays measured antiviral activity.
Because viruses cannot be detected with routine light microscopy, their presence is inferred through viral cytopathic effect.
Vero cells were infected for immunofluorescence assay and monitored for cytopathic effect.
The histological pattern is consistent with a viral cytopathic effect without being able to exclude nonspecific hepatocyte regenerative or degenerative changes.
sativa (50 ug/ml) could increase the viability of infected cells, and curtail the cytopathic effects of PPRV.
Viral URIs enhance allergic sensitization to respiratory viruses, such as influenza and respiratory syncytial virus, cause cytopathic damage to airway epithelium, promote excessive proinflammatory cytokine/chemokine production, and increase the exposure of allergens and irritants to antigen-presenting cells.
dysenteriae that may include toxins, protease and hemolysis factors with Cytopathic effect on mammalian cell lines LB20 cells (mouse fibroblast cells) and rhabdomyosarcoma-RD (common tumors cells of soft-tissue sarcomas in skeletal muscle of childhood), which may help find an alternative therapeutic approach to treat tumor cells by cytotoxicity.
When all the targets have been achieved, but the destination fails, microcirculation dysfunction, and cytopathic hypoxia should be considered.
No viral cytopathic effects were identified; immunohistochemical stains for HSV and adenovirus were both negative.
(a) Mild atypia (CIN1) in lower third of cervix squamous epithelium with viral cytopathic effect in upper two-thirds (HE x100).
Further, when the cytopathic effect (CPE) was evaluated, they found that the degree of reduction was different in each of the samples, but all of them reduced viral infectivity at different degrees.
Well-differentiated squamous epithelium was observed with ground-glass cytoplasm (Figure 3), with no atypia, dysplasia, or viral cytopathic effect.