Definition of cytocentrifuge in English:

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cytocentrifuge

Pronunciation: /ˌsʌɪtəʊˈsɛntrɪfjuːdʒ/
Biology

noun

A centrifuge used for depositing cells suspended in a liquid on a slide for microscopic examination.
Example sentences
  • Differential cell counts were obtained from slides prepared using a cytocentrifuge.
  • Total cell count was determined with a hemocytometer, and slides for differential cell counts were prepared with a cytocentrifuge.
  • For the next step, thoroughly cleaned slides and a cytocentrifuge were used.

verb

[with object]
Deposit (cells) on a slide using a cytocentrifuge: aliquots of suspended cells were cytocentrifuged
More example sentences
  • 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.

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