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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

(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.

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]