- the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues.
- the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of organic tissues.
Origin of histology
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In some instances they were found where a histologic examination of the costochondral junctions showed nothing abnormal.Scurvy Past and Present
Alfred Fabian Hess
- the study, esp the microscopic study, of the tissues of an animal or plant
- the structure of a tissue or organ
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Word Origin and History for histologic
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- The science concerned with the minute structure of tissues and organs in relation to their function.microanatomy
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- The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.
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