cytotechnologist

noun

cy·​to·​tech·​nol·​o·​gist ˌsī-tə-tek-ˈnä-lə-jist How to pronounce cytotechnologist (audio)
: a medical technician trained in the identification of cells and cellular abnormalities (as in cancer)
cytotechnology noun

Word History

First Known Use

1958, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of cytotechnologist was in 1958

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“Cytotechnologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/cytotechnologist. Accessed 14 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition

cytotechnologist

noun
cy·​to·​tech·​nol·​o·​gist -ˈnäl-ə-jəst How to pronounce cytotechnologist (audio)
: a medical technician trained in cytotechnology
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