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the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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Punch biopsy was performed in all those patients who showed positive results in exfoliative cytology for histopathological confirmation, and in those cases where in spite of negative results in cytology, the clinical judgment warranted the need for biopsy.
Cowpe et al demonstrated that exfoliative cytology is capable of detecting malignant changes through estimation of ND:CD ratio using planimetric method in Papanicolaou stained smears.
Effect of radiotherapy on oral mucosa assessed by quantitative exfoliative cytology.
Exfoliative cytology is the inexpensive method and less time consuming to assess presence of etiology in number and type of etiology whether bacterial, fungal or parasitic.
Cytomorphology is the most widely used method of oral exfoliative cytology and asseses parameters such as cellular diameter (CD) nuclear diameter (ND) and nuclear to cytoplasmic ratio (N/C).
The exfoliative cytology results between the EG and CG children were significantly different (p < 0.
However, the exfoliative cytology findings were confirmed histopathologically only in 83 cases, which were further investigated.
Otherwise, the GFNAC might be more applicable in exfoliative cytology than in Aspiration cytology.
The emergence of these new methods to collect breast samples has meant that laboratories and cytology professionals need to be knowledgeable in the examination of exfoliative cytology specimens of the breast.
In addition to open surgical biopsy, other forms of testing are described, such as exfoliative cytology, immunohistochemistry, and molecular and genetic testing.
There is even information about exfoliative cytology and use of a pulp tester.
Use of exfoliative cytology in the diagnosis of oral hairy leukoplakia.