the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues.
the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of organic tissues.
Origin of histology
Related formshis·to·log·i·cal [his-tl-oj-i-kuh l] /ˌhɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl/, his·to·log·ic, adjectivehis·to·log·i·cal·ly, adverb
First recorded in 1840–50; histo-
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Derived Formshistological (ˌhɪstəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or histologic, adjectivehistologically, adverbhistologist, noun
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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Related formshis′to•log′i•cal (hĭs′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) null adj.his•tol′o•gist n.
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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