cytopathology

[ sahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌsaɪ toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi /

noun Pathology.

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

Nearby words

  1. cytomorphosis,
  2. cytopathic,
  3. cytopathogenic,
  4. cytopathogenic virus,
  5. cytopathologic,
  6. cytopathy,
  7. cytopenia,
  8. cytophagic panniculitis,
  9. cytophagous,
  10. cytophagy

Origin of cytopathology

First recorded in 1935–40; cyto- + pathology

Related formscy·to·path·o·log·ic [sahy-toh-path-uh-loj-ik] /ˌsaɪ toʊˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, cy·to·path·o·log·i·cal, adjectivecy·to·path·o·log·i·cal·ly, adverbcy·to·pa·thol·o·gist, noun

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Medicine definitions for cytopathologic

cytopathologic

[ sī′tō-păth′ə-lŏjĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characterizing cytopathology.

cytopathology

[ sī′tō-pă-thŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of changes caused by disease within cells.
exfoliative cytology
Related formscy′to•pa•tholo•gist n.


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