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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.
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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
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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.
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his·tol·o·gy

(hĭ-stŏl′ə-jē)
The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.
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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
-Ologies & -Isms. Copyright 2008 The Gale Group, Inc. All rights reserved.

histology

1. The study of the tissues of animals or plants.
2. Study of tissues.
Dictionary of Unfamiliar Words by Diagram Group Copyright © 2008 by Diagram Visual Information Limited
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
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Translations

histology

[hɪsˈtɒlədʒɪ] Nhistología f
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histology

nHistologie f
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his·tol·o·gy

n. histología, estudio de los tejidos orgánicos.
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histology

n histología
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Biopsy results matched MMS histologies in only 31% of cases, while in 64% of cases, the MMS specimen yielded more tumor subtypes than the biopsy specimen.
Immunosuppression, reduction in gamma-globulin, glucose, and gamma-glutamyltrans-ferase blood levels, and abnormal liver histologies were observed in aflatoxin-exposed quail.