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histology

 [his-tol´o-je]
that department of anatomy dealing with the minute structure, composition, and function of tissues. adj., adj histolog´ic, histolog´ical.
pathologic histology the science of diseased tissues.

his·tol·o·gy

(his-tol'ŏ-jē),
The science concerned with the minute structure of cells, tissues, and organs in relation to their function. See: microscopic anatomy.
Synonym(s): microanatomy
[histo- + G. logos, study]

histology

/his·tol·o·gy/ (his-tol´ah-je) that department of anatomy dealing with the minute structure, composition, and function of tissues.histolog´ichistolog´ical
pathologic histology  the science of diseased tissues.

histology

(hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. histolo·gies
1. The anatomical study of the microscopic structure of animal and plant tissues.
2. The microscopic structure of tissue.

his′to·log′i·cal (hĭs′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), his′to·log′ic adj.
his′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
his·tol′o·gist n.

histology

[histol′əjē]
Etymology: Gk, histos + logos, science
1 the science dealing with the microscopic identification of cells and tissue.
2 the structure of organ tissues, including the composition of cells and their organization into various body tissues. histologic, histological, adj.

his·tol·o·gy

(his-tol'ŏ-jē)
The science concerned with the minute structure of cells, tissues, and organs in relation to their function.
See also: microscopic anatomy
Synonym(s): microanatomy.
[histo- + G. logos, study]

histology

The study of the microscopic structure of the body. All healthy tissues are identifiable microscopically and a knowledge of normal histology is an essential basis for the recognition of the specific microscopic changes occurring in disease. The microscopic study of diseased tissue and the identification of diseases by this means is called histopathology.

histology

the study of tissue.

his·tol·o·gy

(his-tol'ŏ-jē)
Science concerned with minute structure of cells, tissues, and organs in relation to their function.
[histo- + G. logos, study]

histology (histol´əjē),

n microanatomy, which is the microscopic study of normal tissue and organs at the cellular level.
histology, oral, of soft tissues,

histology

that department of anatomy dealing with the minute structure, composition and function of tissues.

pathological histology
the science of diseased tissues.
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Thus, of the biologically malignant tumors, 8 (31%) were histologically malignant, 17 (65%) were histologically proliferative (adenoma), and 1 (4%) was histologically benign.
Ninety-four patients (mean age, 69 years) with histologically confirmed BCC were randomly assigned in a 2:1 ratio to receive, in double-blind fashion, Zycure cream (n = 62) or placebo (the vehicle without the solasodine glycosides; n = 32).
The case involved a 50-year-old man with histologically proven hypersensitivity pneumonitis; MAC-positive sputum culture findings; and progressive dyspnea, episodic fever, and myalgias.
Within three months of switching these patients to the immunosuppressive drug sirolimus (Rapamune), all were shown to be completely free of the cancer both clinically and histologically.
The diagnosis of Balamuthia encephalitis was confirmed histologically or by indirect immunofluorescence staining of tissue sections in all seven cases; in one case amebas also were isolated in culture from necrotic brain tissue at autopsy (4).
The final proof of a causal relationship is, however, generally attributed to Chris Wagner, who in 1960 reported on 30 cases of histologically confirmed mesotheliomas in miners exposed to crocidolite (Wagner et al.
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