karyopyknotic index

noun

: an index that is calculated as the percentage of epithelial cells with karyopyknotic nuclei exfoliated from the vagina and is used in the hormonal evaluation of a patient

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“Karyopyknotic index.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/karyopyknotic%20index. Accessed 22 Jun. 2024.

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