cytopathology

[sahy-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee]

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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cytopathologic in Medicine

cytopathologic

[sī′tō-păth′ə-lŏjĭk]
adj.
  1. Of, relating to, or characterizing cytopathology.

cytopathology

[sī′tō-pă-thŏlə-jē]
n.
  1. The study of changes caused by disease within cells.
  2. exfoliative cytology
Related formscy′to•pa•tholo•gist n.
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