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his·tol·o·gy

 (hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. his·tol·o·gies
1. The anatomical study of the microscopic structure of animal and plant tissues.
2. The microscopic structure of tissue.

his′to·log′i·cal (hĭs′tə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl), his′to·log′ic adj.
his′to·log′i·cal·ly adv.
his·tol′o·gist n.

histology

(hɪˈstɒlədʒɪ) or

histiology

n
1. (Biology) the study, esp the microscopic study, of the tissues of an animal or plant
2. (Biology) the structure of a tissue or organ
histological, ˌhistoˈlogic adj
ˌhistoˈlogically adv
hisˈtologist n

his•tol•o•gy

(hɪˈstɒl ə dʒi)

n.
1. the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues.
2. the structure, esp. the microscopic structure, of organic tissues.
[1840–50]
his•to•log•i•cal (ˌhɪs tlˈɒdʒ ɪ kəl) his`to•log′ic, adj.
his`to•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
his•tol′o•gist, n.

his·tol·o·gy

(hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.

histology

1. the branch of biology that studies tissues of organisms.
2. the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of organic tissues. Also histiology.histologist, n.histologie, histological, adj.
See also: Organisms
a branch of anatomy that deals with the microscopic features of animal and plant tissues. Also called microscopical anatomy. — histologist, n. — histological, adj.
See also: Anatomy

histology

1. The study of the tissues of animals or plants.
2. Study of tissues.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.histology - the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues
staining - (histology) the use of a dye to color specimens for microscopic study
fixation, fixing - (histology) the preservation and hardening of a tissue sample to retain as nearly as possible the same relations they had in the living body
microscopic anatomy - the study of microscopic structures of tissues and organs
Translations

histology

[hɪsˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nhistología f

histology

nHistologie f

his·tol·o·gy

n. histología, estudio de los tejidos orgánicos.

histology

n histología
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