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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.
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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
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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.
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cy·tol·o·gy

(sī-tŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the formation, structure, and function of cells.
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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
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

cytology

1. The study of the cells of animals and plants, including their formation and structure.
2. Study of cells.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations
cytologie
citologija
citológiasejtbiológiasejttan
hücre bilimisitoloji

cytology

[saɪˈtɔlədɜɪ] Ncitología f
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cytology

nZytologie f, → Zellenlehre f
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cy·tol·o·gy

n. citología, ciencia que estudia la estructura, forma y función de las células.
English-Spanish Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

cytology

n citología, estudio microscópico de la célula
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Some diagnosis test are performed by doctors to detect the lung cancer includes diagnostic imaging test like X-ray, MRI, Ultrasound, CT scan and PET scan, also by checking the mucous when the patient cough up for cancer cells which is called as sputum cytology or also by taking the cells of your lungs from abnormal growth area of your lung or from the fluid of lungs which is called as fine needle aspiration biopsy, bronchoscopy and Mediastinoscopy.
Lung cancer diagnostics can be defined as an umbrella of tests & diagnosis procedures used in treatment of lung cancer, which includes methods such as imaging, tumor screening, sputum cytology tests, and biopsy.
(3) As a result, sensitivity and specificity of sputum cytology are frequently limited.
Data on sputum cytology, and sputum and blood cytokines are shown in Table 4.
In comparative studies, this technique has generally been reported to be superior to bronchoscopic biopsy and sputum cytology in the diagnosis of radiologically evident lung lesions particularly in lung cancer patients.
Routine sputum cytology was not performed on the collected sputum samples because previous studies have shown that sputum cytology has a high rate of both false positives and false negatives (25,26).
For diagnosis and accurate staging of the lung cancer, various tests are required such as sputum cytology, bronchoscopy, needle aspiration/core cytology, lung biopsy, thoracoscopy, mediastinoscopy, and radiological investigations such as X-ray, ultrasonography, computed tomography (CT) scan, magnetic resonance imaging (MRI), and positron emission tomography scan.
In Ovations Holdings said it continues to pursue several potential business opportunities in the cancer-related field through its development and sale of sputum cytology and its partnership with Regulon, Inc.
has concluded negotiations for licensing sophisticated sputum cytology technology for early and pre stage detection of lung cancer from Mel Ehrlich, Ph.D., who is also an officer and director of INOH.
Other forms of screening, including chest x-rays and sputum cytology, are not recommended because of their "inadequate sensitivity or specificity."
Multiple sputum cytology suggested adenocarcinoma with blood carcinoembryonic antigen level of 21.88 ng/ ml.
Other tests for lung cancer, such as chest x-ray and sputum cytology (the examination of sputum, or mucus, under a microscope), were not recommended by the USPSTF.