noun Pathology.
the science dealing with the study of the diseases of cells.

1935–40; cyto- + pathology

cytopathologic [sahy-toh-path-uh-loj-ik] , cytopathological, adjective
cytopathologically, adverb
cytopathologist, noun Unabridged
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cytopathology cy·to·pa·thol·o·gy (sī'tō-pā-thŏl'ə-jē)

  1. The study of changes caused by disease within cells.

  2. See exfoliative cytology.

cy'to·pa·thol'o·gist n.
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