cytological diagnosis


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cytological diagnosis

Identification of a disease based on cells present in body tissues or exudates.
See also: diagnosis
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b) In the remaining nine samples, cytological diagnosis was not conclusive because of insufficient material.
Service cytological diagnosis for the Ministry of Health of the Junta de Castilla y LeEn based on cytological samples from the program of prevention and early detection of cervical cancer.
The study, performed at the University Hospital Lund, Sweden from 1991 to 1993, recruited 23 patients, all with pathological or cytological diagnosis of a squamous cell carcinoma of the lung, clinically evaluated as inoperable.