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the science dealing with the handling and preparation of materials for microscopic study.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
The science concerned with microscopic objects, of which histology is a branch.
[micro- + G. logos, study]
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