cytology
noun Etymology: International Scientific Vocabulary Date: 1889 1. a branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, multiplication, pathology, and life history of cells 2. the cytological aspects of a process or structure • cytological or cytologic adjectivecytologically adverbcytologist noun

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  • Cytology — (from Greek κύτος, kytos, a hollow [1]; and λογία, logia) means the study of cells .[2] Cytology is that branch of life science, which deals with the study of cells in terms of structure, function and chemistry. Based on usage it can refer to:… …   Wikipedia

  • cytology — cytology. См. цитология. (Источник: «Англо русский толковый словарь генетических терминов». Арефьев В.А., Лисовенко Л.А., Москва: Изд во ВНИРО, 1995 г.) …   Молекулярная биология и генетика. Толковый словарь.

  • cytology — 1857, from CYTO (Cf. cyto ) + LOGY (Cf. logy). Related: Cytologist (1884) …   Etymology dictionary

  • cytology — ► NOUN ▪ the branch of biology concerned with the structure and function of plant and animal cells. DERIVATIVES cytological adjective cytologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • cytology — [sī täl′ə jē] n. [ CYTO + LOGY] the branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, pathology, and life history of cells cytologic [sī΄tō läj′ik] adj. cytological cytologically adv. cytologist n …   English World dictionary

  • cytology — n. the study of the structure and function of cells. The examination of cells under a microscope is used in the diagnosis of various diseases. These cells are obtained by scraping an organ, as in cervical cytology (see cervical smear, liquid… …   The new mediacal dictionary

  • cytology — cytologic /suyt l oj ik/, cytological, adj. cytologically, adv. cytologist, n. /suy tol euh jee/, n. the study of the microscopic appearance of cells, esp. for the diagnosis of abnormalities and malignancies. [1885 90; CYTO + LOGY] * * * Study of …   Universalium

  • cytology — The study of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell. SYN: cellular biology, cytobiology. [cyto + G. logos, study] exfoliative c. the examination, for …   Medical dictionary

  • cytology — citologija statusas T sritis augalininkystė apibrėžtis Mokslas, tyrinėjantis vidinę ląstelių sandarą ir jų gyvybinę veiklą. atitikmenys: angl. cytology rus. цитология …   Žemės ūkio augalų selekcijos ir sėklininkystės terminų žodynas

  • cytology — n. [Gr. kytos, container; logos, discourse] The study of the structure and physiology of a cell …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

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