histoid

[ his-toid ]
/ ˈhɪs tɔɪd /

adjective

Pathology. resembling normal tissue in structure.
similar to or derived from one kind of tissue.

Nearby words

  1. histogenetic,
  2. histogenous,
  3. histogram,
  4. histographic,
  5. histography,
  6. histoid leprosy,
  7. histoid tumor,
  8. histoincompatibility,
  9. histologic accommodation,
  10. histologist

Also histioid.

Origin of histoid

First recorded in 1870–75; hist- + -oid

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British Dictionary definitions for histoid

histoid

/ (ˈhɪstɔɪd) /

adjective

resembling normal tissue
composed of one kind of tissue
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Medicine definitions for histoid

histoid

[ hĭstoid′ ]

adj.

Resembling the structure of one of the tissues of the body. Used of the histologic structure of a tumor.

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