cytology

Cytology

Cytology is the branch of life science that deals with the study of cells in terms of structure, function and chemistry. Robert Hooke (1635 – 1703) is sometimes seen as the father of cytology.

Based on usage it can refer to:

Cytogenetics

Cytopathology: the study of cellular disease and the use of cellular changes for the diagnosis of disease.

Cell biology, or cytobiology: the study of (normal) cellular anatomy, function and chemistry.

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