Medical Dictionary

dyskaryosis dys·kar·y·o·sis (dĭs-kār'ē-ō'sĭs)
An abnormality of nuclei seen in exfoliated cells, often cells from the uterine cervix, in which the cytoplasm remains unchanged but the nuclei exhibit hyperchromatism, irregularity or enlargement, or an increase in number.

dys·kar'y·ot'ic (-ŏt'ĭk) adj.
The American Heritage® Stedman's Medical Dictionary
Copyright © 2002, 2001, 1995 by Houghton Mifflin Company. Published by Houghton Mifflin Company.
Cite This Source
Explore Dictionary.com
Previous Definition: dysim
Next Definition: dyskeratoma
Words Near: dyskaryosis
More from Thesaurus.com
Synonyms and Antonyms for dyskaryosis
More from Reference.com
Search for articles containing dyskaryosis
More from Dictionary.com Translator
Dictionary.com Word FAQs

Dictionary.com presents 366 FAQs, incorporating some of the frequently asked questions from the past with newer queries.

Copyright © 2014 Dictionary.com, LLC. All rights reserved.
  • Please Login or Sign Up to use the Recent Searches feature