cytologically

cytology

[sahy-tol-uh-jee]
noun
the study of the microscopic appearance of cells, especially for the diagnosis of abnormalities and malignancies.

Origin:
1885–90; cyto- + -logy

cytologic [sahyt-l-oj-ik] , cytological, adjective
cytologically, adverb
cytologist, noun
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cytology (saɪˈtɒlədʒɪ)
 
n
1.  the study of plant and animal cells, including their structure, function, and formation
2.  the detailed structure of a tissue, as revealed by microscopic examination
 
cytological
 
adj
 
cyto'logically
 
adv
 
cy'tologist
 
n

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cytology
1889, from cyto- + -ology.
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cytology 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) adj.
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cytology   (sī-tŏl'ə-jē)  Pronunciation Key 
The scientific study of the formation, structure, and function of cells.
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