exfoliative cytology

noun

Definition of exfoliative cytology

: the microscopic study of cells shed or obtained from the body especially for diagnostic purposes (as in determining the presence or absence of a cancerous condition)

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1949, in the meaning defined above

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exfoliative cytology

noun

Medical Definition of exfoliative cytology

: the microscopic study of cells shed or obtained from the body especially for diagnostic purposes (as in determining the presence or absence of a cancerous condition)

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