cytopathic


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cytopathic

 [si″to-path´ik]
pertaining to or characterized by pathologic changes in cells.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

cy·to·path·ic

(sī'tō-path'ik),
Pertaining to or exhibiting cytopathy.
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cytopathic

(sī′tə-păth′ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to degeneration or disease of cells.
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cytopathic

Causing pathologic changes in cells.
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cy·to·path·ic

(sī'tō-path'ik)
Pertaining to or exhibiting cytopathy.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

cytopathic

Pertaining to abnormal (pathological) changes in cells.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005
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Varicella-zoster virus cytopathic effect is identical to that of herpes simplex virus.
Within 24 hours of infection, cytopathic effect was observed in Vero cells, exhibiting typical monolayer separation and cell rounding (Figure 2, panel C).
One mechanism is a direct viral cytopathic effect which could explain the early type of measles hepatitis.
Scoring of viral cytopathic effects (CPE) of the tests was performed under light microscopy in comparison to the virus control and cell control.
If this fails, the presence of cytopathic hypoxia should be considered.
Caption: Figure 3: Well-differentiated squamous epithelium with groundglass cytoplasm without atypia, dysplasia, or viral cytopathic effect.
The tissue was found to have multiple viral cytopathic inclusion bodies and a lymphocytic vasculitis concerning CMV infection.
There are two biotypes defined as cytopathic (cp) or non-cytopathic (ncp) according whether or not they produce cytopathic effects in cell cultures (Brodersen, 2014).
In the traditional "gold standard" assay, which is cell culture, rubella virus produces no or inconspicuous cytopathic effect (CPE) in most of the cell lines.
The virus can be detected by immunofluorescence, and cytopathic effect.