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his·to·log·ic

, histological (his'tō-loj'ik, i-kăl),
Pertaining to histology.

histologic

Etymology: Gk, histos, tissue, logos, science
pertaining to the study of the microscopic anatomic and physiologic characteristics of tissues and the cells found therein. See also histology.

histologic

(1) Referring to tissues.

(2) As used in the working parlance, referring to that which is found by light microscopy, applying standardised pathologic criteria, as in, “The histologic findings of renal cell carcinoma are sheets and nests…”.

The words pathologic(al) and histologic(al) are often used interchangeably.

his·to·log·ic

, histological (his'tŏ-loj'ik, -i-kăl)
Pertaining to histology.
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Breast tissue was then radiographed and sectioned for histologic evaluation.
Although these characteristic histologic features of hairy leukoplakia are highly suggestive of the diagnosis, none are unique to the lesion.
Histologic evidence of premalignant cervical disease was identified in 115 patients as follows: mild dysplasia, 72; moderate dysplasia, 24; and severe dysplasia, 19.
We found that histologic subtype and histologic grade impact Oncotype DX testing results, and that knowledge of the strong association of histologic subtype and histologic grade with Oncotype DX test results can avoid unnecessary testing and confusion.
For histologic examination, the formalin-fixed biopsy sample was embedded in paraffin, cut by a microtome, and stained with hematoxylin and eosin.
Our results confirm the difficulty experienced by dermatologists in distinguishing atypical nevi with mild to moderate histologic atypia from those with severe histologic dysplasia or melanoma in situ," Dr.
The currently accepted histologic definition of silent PID (five or fewer polymorphonuclear leukocytes and one or fewer plasma cells per 40X) was not indicative of C.
Histologic diagnoses included 8 leiomyosarcomas, 21 cellular leiomyomas, 3 myomas of uncertain malignant potential, and 225 benign leiomyomas.
In the situation where the final diagnosis is unclear (eg, a differential diagnosis list must be included, or a possible diagnosis may be rendered, but not all diagnostic criteria are met), a description of relevant histologic findings and a reference to the comment should be written, with the comment explaining the diagnostic possibilities and/or why a definitive diagnosis cannot be made.
The mass was surgically excised and submitted for histologic examination: however, the cockatoo died after excision.