Definition of cytological in US English:



  • See cytology

    • ‘The replication of chromosomes is the first detectable cytological event in meiosis.’
    • ‘Histological and cytological studies confirmed the existence of diploid males in honeybees.’
    • ‘The cytological map divides the chromosomes into numbered regions, which in turn are subdivided into lettered intervals.’
    • ‘We included patients based on cytological or histological evidence of lung cancer returned no more than 10 days before entry into the study.’
    • ‘Other notable cytological features are highly pleomorphic plastids and mitochondrial aggregates in the gametophytic placental cells.’