Highlights from the history of hormonal cytology

  title={Highlights from the history of hormonal cytology},
  author={Aristidis Diamantis and George Androutsos},
In 1847 Felix-Archimede Pouchet effectively launched the study of the physiology of cytology. Now 160 years later, the authors briefly trace the development of hormonal cytology to our present knowledge and practice. In the course of the paper the contribution of George Papanicolaou is stressed because of his monumental contribution to a major segment of medical practice of great emotive import. 
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