the discipline only (education, history, etc); for cytological structures use the qualifer /cytol with specific anatomical term or organism; for pathological structures use the qualifer /pathol with specific anatomical term
The study of single cell as a unit of living organisms. Cytopathology, a branch of this discipline, studies structural changes of cells in diseases and is used in diagnosing diseases.
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2023; CYTOLOGY was indexed under CELL BIOLOGY 1984-2022