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  1. a specialist in histology.
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Origin of histologist

First recorded in 1855–60; histolog(y) + -ist
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Examples from the Web for histologist

Historical Examples

  • Robin, the well-known French histologist, made the question of the origin of sex the subject of an extensive inquiry.

    Schenk's Theory: The Determination of Sex

    Samuel Leopold Schenk

  • The histologist dabbled in embryology and was soon duplicating our course in the embryology of the chick.