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.

Origin of cytopathology

First recorded in 1935–40; cyto- + pathology

Related forms

cy·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 (1 of 2)

cytopathologic

[ sī′tō-păth′ə-lŏjĭk ]

adj.

Of, relating to, or characterizing cytopathology.

Medicine definitions for cytopathologic (2 of 2)

cytopathology

[ sī′tō-pă-thŏlə-jē ]

n.

The study of changes caused by disease within cells.
exfoliative cytology

Related forms

cy′to•pa•tholo•gist n.
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