[ hi-stol-uh-jee ]
/ hɪˈstɒl ə dʒi /
the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues.
the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of organic tissues.
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OTHER WORDS FROM histologyhis·to·log·i·cal [his-tl-oj-i-kuhl], /ˌhɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, his·to·log·ic, adjectivehis·to·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Example sentences from the Web for histology
In some instances they were found where a histologic examination of the costochondral junctions showed nothing abnormal.Scurvy Past and Present|Alfred Fabian Hess
British Dictionary definitions for histology
/ (hɪˈstɒlədʒɪ) /
the study, esp the microscopic study, of the tissues of an animal or plant
the structure of a tissue or organ
Derived forms of histologyhistological (ˌhɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or histologic, adjectivehistologically, adverbhistologist, noun
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Medical definitions for histology
[ hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē ]
The science concerned with the minute structure of tissues and organs in relation to their function.microanatomy
Other words from histologyhis′to•log′i•cal (hĭs′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) null adj.his•tol′o•gist n.
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Scientific definitions for histology
[ hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē ]
The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.
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