cytotechnology


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cy·to·tech·nol·o·gist

 (sī′tə-tĕk-nŏl′ə-jĭst)
n.
A technician trained in medical examination and identification of cellular abnormalities.

cy′to·tech·nol′o·gy n.

cytotechnology

(ˌsaɪtəʊtɛkˈnɒlədʒɪ)
n
the microscopic analysis of cells for the early detection of abnormalities and diagnosis of diseases such as cancer

cytotechnology

the study of human cells, especially to detect signs of cancer. — cytotechnologist, n.cytotechnologic, adj.
See also: Cells
the study of human cells, especially to detect signs of cancer. — cytotechnologist, n.cytotechnolqgic, adj.
See also: Cancer
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Finally, our cytotechnologist is a teacher, instructing in both the pathology resident and cytotechnology training programs at our VA hospital and university affiliate.
The first cytotechnology student, a native of Cusco, Peru, completed her yearlong course of study in May 2011 and has since assumed the post of full-time cytotechnologist at the clinic.
He holds a Bachelor's degree in Chemistry from California State University, San Bernardino, a Cytotechnology certificate from Loma Linda University, and a Master of Business Administration from Colorado State University.
Various informants lamented the absence of a cytotechnology training programme, which one informant mentioned used to exist, and a few espoused its recreation.
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This atlas contains eight chapters by electrical engineering, cytotechnology, and pathology specialists from the US, who detail the history of the pap smear, its future, and the potential impact of automation and digitization in the field, and the new method of telePAPology, which uses automated cellblock preparations of liquid-based and conventional samples to produce virtual slides, and its integration with the Bethesda reporting system.
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