histopathology

[ his-toh-puh-thol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌhɪs toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the science dealing with the histological structure of abnormal or diseased tissue; pathological histology.

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Origin of histopathology

First recorded in 1895–1900; histo- + pathology

OTHER WORDS FROM histopathology

his·to·path·o·log·ic [his-tuh-path-uh-loj-ik] /ˌhɪs təˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk/, his·to·path·o·log·i·cal, adjectivehis·to·pa·thol·o·gist, noun
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British Dictionary definitions for histopathology

histopathology
/ (ˌhɪstəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ) /

noun

the study of the microscopic structure of diseased tissues

Derived forms of histopathology

histopathological (ˌhɪstəʊˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl), adjective
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Medical definitions for histopathology

histopathology
[ hĭs′tō-pə-thŏlə-jē, -pă- ]

n.

The science concerned with the cytologic and histologic structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.
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