cytology[sī täl′ə jē]
- The definition of cytology is a branch of biology that studies the structure and function of plant and animal cells.
When a biologist studies how human blood cells work and how they relate to each other and to the rest of the body, this is an example of cytology.
the branch of biology dealing with the structure, function, pathology, and life history of cells
Origin of cytologycyto- + -logy
The branch of biology that deals with the formation, structure, and function of cells.
- cy′to·log′ic , cy′to·log′i·cal