cytotechnologist

[sahy-toh-tek-nol-uh-jist]

noun

a technician who specializes in identifying cells and cellular abnormalities.

Origin of cytotechnologist

First recorded in 1960–65; cyto- + technologist

cytotechnology

[sahy-toh-tek-nol-uh-jee]

noun

the study of human cells to detect signs of cancer or other abnormalities.

Origin of cytotechnology

Related formscy·to·tech·no·log·ic [sahy-toh-tek-nuh-loj-ik] /ˌsaɪ toʊˌtɛk nəˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, adjectivecy·to·tech·nol·o·gist, noun
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cytotechnologists in Medicine

cytotechnologist

[sī′tō-tĕk-nŏlə-jĭst]

n.

A technician trained in medical examination and identification of cellular abnormalities.
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