cytopathology

noun
cy·​to·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ ˌsī-tə-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) , -pa- \

Definition of cytopathology

1 : a branch of pathology that deals with manifestations of disease at the cellular level

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Other Words from cytopathology

cytopathologist \ ˌsī-​tə-​pə-​ˈthä-​lə-​jəst How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) , -​pa-​ \ noun

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Recent Examples on the Web The Pap Corps derives its name from Dr. George Papanicolaou, a pioneer in cytopathology and early cancer detection who developed the Pap test, which looks for cancers and precancers in the cervix. Rick Menning, sun-sentinel.com, 30 Oct. 2020

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First Known Use of cytopathology

1898, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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The first known use of cytopathology was in 1898

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“Cytopathology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytopathology. Accessed 17 Sep. 2021.

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cytopathology

noun
cy·​to·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ -pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) \
plural cytopathologies

Medical Definition of cytopathology

1 : a branch of pathology that deals with manifestations of disease at the cellular level

Other Words from cytopathology

cytopathologic \ -​ˌpath-​ə-​ˈläj-​ik How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) \ also cytopathological \ -​i-​kəl How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) \ adjective
cytopathologically \ -​i-​k(ə-​)lē How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) \ adverb
cytopathologist \ -​pə-​ˈthäl-​ə-​jəst, -​pa-​ How to pronounce cytopathology (audio) \ noun

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