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 (hĭs′tō-pə-thŏl′ə-jē, -pă-)
The study of the microscopic anatomical changes in diseased tissue.

his′to·path′o·log′ic (-păth′ə-lŏj′ĭk), his′to·path′o·log′i·cal adj.
his′to·path′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.
his′to·pa·thol′o·gist n.


(Pathology) the study of the microscopic structure of diseased tissues
histopathologic, histopathological adj


(ˌhɪs toʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi)

the branch of pathology dealing with the structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.
his`to•path`o•log′ic (-təˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪk) his`to•path`o•log′i•cal, adj.
his`to•pa•thol′o•gist, n.
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Histopathologic and immunohistochemical evaluations of the tissue sample suggested a myopericytoma.
We aimed to assess the effectiveness of magnetic resonance imaging (MRI)-guided vacuum-assisted breast biopsy (VABB), evaluate and compare the characteristics and histopathologic findings of lesions, and overview the follow-up results of benign lesions.
Histopathologic examination of the kidneys revealed multifocal mildto-moderate dilation and epithelial hyperplasia of collecting ducts.
The histopathologic features of an idiopathic, nonspecific interstitial pneumonia (NSIP) pattern observed on surgical lung biopsy (SLB) have also been thought to be the pulmonary manifestation of this process.
Chronic cholecystitis was the most dominant histopathologic finding seen in about 82.
Histopathologic studies of the cervix along with clinical correlation are very important for early diagnosis in diseases of the cervical diseases as they have advantage of being readily available, relatively cheap, and technically easy.
The study describes macroscopic, radiographic and histopathologic findings of nasal granuloma (NG) in two Gir cattle.
In December 2015, FFPE tissues samples from two newborns (born at 36 and 38 weeks gestation) with microcephaly who died within 20 hours of birth and two miscarriages (fetal losses at 11 and 13 weeks) were submitted to CDC, from the state of Rio Grande do Norte in Brazil, for histopathologic evaluation and laboratory testing for suspected Zika virus infection.
Histopathologic examination of a skin biopsy confirmed in-transit metastatic melanoma with atypical melanocytes present in superficial dermal lymphatics, Dr.
Objective: The aim of the present study was to determine the frequency and age-specific incidence rate of different histopathologic subtypes of breast cancer in Iran and compare it to neighboring and Western countries and to discuss the probable effective main factors.
Histopathologic examination of a biopsy specimen revealed multiple granulomas surrounded by chronic inflammatory cells and central necrosis.
Using unilateral laparoscopic or open renal artery clamping for various time durations in a porcine model, the authors suggested that no permanent renal histopathologic damage occurred with up to 60 minutes of WIT in the clamped kidney.