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cy·tol·o·gy

(sī-tol'ō-jē),
The study of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell.
[cyto- + G. logos, study]
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cellular biology

The study of cells. As a diagnostic discipline, cellular biology is better designated as cytology, a subspecialty of anatomic pathology; as a broadly defined field of natural science, the preferred term is cell biology, which often overlaps with molecular biology.
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cy·tol·o·gy

(sī-tol'ŏ-jē)
The study of the anatomy, physiology, pathology, and chemistry of the cell.
Synonym(s): cellular biology.
[cyto- + G. logos, study]
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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