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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

his·to·pa·thol·o·gy

(his'tō-pă-thol'ŏ-jē),
The science or study dealing with the cytologic and histologic structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.
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histopathology

(hĭs′tō-pə-thŏl′ə-jē, -pă-)
n.
The study of the microscopic anatomical changes in diseased tissue.

his′to·path′o·log′ic (-păth′ə-lŏj′ĭk), his′to·path′o·log′i·cal adj.
his′to·path′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
his′to·pa·thol′o·gist n.
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histopathology

The hospital-based specialty which renders diagnoses based on tissues removed during various operative interventions and procedures—e.g., endoscopy, biopsy, resections. British histopathologists have trained for over five years as specialist registrars, are on the GMC’s specialist register and are fellows of the Royal College of Pathologists.
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histopathology

Anatomic pathology, tissue pathology The field that studies diseased tissue by microscopic examination of tissues
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

his·to·pa·thol·o·gy

(his'tō-pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
The science or study dealing with the cytologic and histologic structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

histopathology

The microscopic study of disease processes in tissues.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

Histopathology

The study of diseased tissues at a minute (microscopic) level.
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Gale Encyclopedia of Medicine. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

his·to·pa·thol·o·gy

(his'tō-pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
The science or study dealing with the cytologic and histologic structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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