Colpocytology | definition of colpocytology by Medical dictionary
the quantitative and differential study of cells exfoliated from the epithelium of the vagina.
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Estrus identification through colpocytology
in sows in intensive free-range breeding.
Characterization of the estrous cycle of the Myocastor coypus (coypu) by means of exfoliative colpocytology
. Mastozoologia Neotropical 8:129-137.
was performed to confirm the phase of the cycle and was applied according to Guimaraes (1993), were as follows: proestrus-higher frequency of superficial and intermediate cells; estrus--higher number of superficial cells; metestrus--predominance of intermediate cells and leukocytes; diestrusprevalence of parabasal cells and the increase of basal cells.