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histologist

 [his-tol´o-jist]
one who specializes in histology.
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his·tol·o·gist

(his-tol'ŏ-jist),
One who specializes in the science of histology.
Synonym(s): microanatomist
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histologist

(1) Any person who studies tissues. In the working medical parlance, histologist and pathologist are interchangeable terms.
 
(2) A non-physician who prepares tissues for light and/or electron microscopic examination, who is not certified by the examination(s) sponsored by the American Society for Clinical Pathologists (ASCP).
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his·tol·o·gist

(his-tol'ŏ-jist)
One who specializes in the science of histology.
Synonym(s): microanatomist.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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However, Buesa (5) reports that the workload per histologist in laboratories with higher volumes (> 50 000 surgical specimens per year) was greater than that for histologists working in smaller institutions.
Professor Odoardo Linoli, the histologist, also stated that in his opinion fraud was unlikely for several reasons.
It emerged yesterday that the histologist, of Farnham, Surrey, had refused to co-operate when health chiefs in Wiltshire launched a massive investigation to re-examine 10,000 cancer tests on his patients at four different hospitals.
Dr Elwood was a locum histologist at four NHS hospitals between 1994 and 1999.
For example, Figure 2 shows an image appearing on the screen during the interaction between a histologist analyzing a biopsy and the computer.
Consolidated Rail Corp.(4) the Third Circuit noted that a subclinical asbestos-related injury prior to manifestation may be of interest to a histologist and of vital concern to liability insurers and their insureds, but the court held that such an injury did not constitute the actual loss or damage to the plaintiff's interest required to sustain a cause of action under generally applicable principles of tort law.
An Italian histologist, Camillo Golgi (1843 or 1844-1926), fifteen years before, had devised a system of staining with silver compounds that brought out the structure of neurons in fine detail.
To appraise the severity of lung injury, the number of granulocytes was evaluated in H&E-stained sections and calculated per microscopic field [28]: the prepared sections were coded and examined by an independent histologist in a single-blind scoring procedure.
The Golgi tendon organ is named after Camillo Golgi (pronounced Gol-jee), an Italian histologist who studied many types of nerve cells with early microscopes (1878) (Fig.
In addition to testing pus samples or serologic analysis, biopsy specimens should be examined by a histologist, as recently proposed for patients with lymphadenopathy (8,38,39).
Ehrlich left an everlasting legacy in medicine with his eclectic career as an organic chemist, histologist, immunologist, hematologist, and pharmacologist.