AskDefine | Define cytology

Dictionary Definition

cytology n : the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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English

Etymology

From cyto-, "cell", + -logy

Pronunciation

  • (UK) /saɪˈtɒləʤi/, /saI"tQl@dZi/
  • (US) /saɪˈtɑləʤi/, /saI"tAl@dZi/
  • Hyphenation: cy·tol·o·gy

Noun

  1. The study of cells.

Translations

biology: the study of cells

Extensive Definition

Cytology literally means study of cells.
Based on usage it can refer to:

References

cytology in Italian: Citologia
cytology in Korean: 세포학

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