Definitions

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  • adj. Of or relating to cytology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Of or pertaining to cytology or cells.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. of or relating to the science of cytology

Etymologies

cyto- + -logic (Wiktionary)

Examples

  • A second group 32,058 women was subjected to cytologic testing through a pap smear test where collected tissues are analysed at the cellular structure for early detection of cancer, as is being done for women in developed countries.

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  • There is here something very important and quite new in Cuba: the cytologic tests for early diagnosis of cancer in the uterus.

    CASTRO SPEECH AT VALLE DEL PERU POLYCLINIC

  • Blossom DB, Beigi RH, Farrell JJ, Mackay W, Qadadri B, et al. (2007) Human papillomavirus genotypes associated with cervical cytologic abnormalities and HIV infection in Ugandan women.

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  • No significant reductions in the numbers of advanced cancers or deaths were observed in the cytologic-testing group or in the VIA group, as compared with the control group.

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  • The groups were randomly assigned to undergo screening by HPV testing (34,126 women), cytologic testing (32,058), or

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  • (HPV), cytologic testing, or visual inspection of the cervix with acetic acid (VIA) on the incidence of cervical cancer and the associated rates of death in the Osmanabad district in India.

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  • The NASH group included those with at least a grade 1 severity in accumulated liver fat, inflammation and cytologic ballooning of at least grade 1 severity in each.

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  • Under the agreement, Enzo Clinical Labs will market the assay to physicians requesting advanced analysis of specimens from liquid based Pap tests to assist them in evaluating cytologic reports.

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  • After identifying the type of lesion (inflammatory, neoplastic, etc.), evaluate the cytologic details at intermediate magnification as needed.

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  • "Using cytologic testing followed by triage testing in younger women minimizes both diagnostic workups and positive HPV test results, whereas in older women diagnostic workups are minimized with HPV DNA testing followed by cytologic triage testing."

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