Definition of cytocentrifuge in English:

cytocentrifuge

noun

Biology
  • A centrifuge used for depositing cells suspended in a liquid onto a slide for microscopic examination.

    • ‘Differential cell counts were obtained from slides prepared using a cytocentrifuge.’
    • ‘For the next step, thoroughly cleaned slides and a cytocentrifuge were used.’
    • ‘Total cell count was determined with a hemocytometer, and slides for differential cell counts were prepared with a cytocentrifuge.’

verb

[WITH OBJECT]Biology
  • Deposit (cells) on a slide using a cytocentrifuge.

    • ‘Cell preparations were obtained by cytocentrifuging 100 l of the suspension per slide.’
    • ‘Total cell counts from BAL fluid were counted in a hemacytometer, then cells were cytocentrifuged, and Wright stained.’
    • ‘When a brothbased medium other than a Bactec bottle is received, the specimen is cytocentrifuged, stained, and, if positive, subcultured and probed.’
    • ‘BAL fluid is routinely cytocentrifuged and stained with Papanicolaou stain.’

Pronunciation:

cytocentrifuge

/ˌsīdəˈsentrəfyo͞oj/