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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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Specialist in the size, shape, and constitution of cells.
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Noun1.histologist - anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
anatomist - an expert in anatomy
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[hɪsˈtɒlədʒɪst] Nhistólogo/a m/f
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n. histólogo-a, especialista en histología.
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The diameter of the FN was evaluated by the senior histologist who was blinded to the treatment groups.
Wound width was measured microscopically using a software system (cellSens Master Software V1.11, Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, Japan) adapted for microscopic use by a blinded histologist.
Renal tissue samples were analysed blindly, by a histologist working in the Dokuz Eylul University Medical Faculty Histology Department, under a light microscope with regard to the structural changes of proximal tubuli (tubular atrophy, tubular brush border loss, tubular dilatation, cast formation, vacuolization), mononuclear cell (MNL) infiltration, erythrocyte extravasation and structural changes of interstitial space.
Histomorphometric analysis was performed by a histologist. The ovaries were preserved in Bouin's fluid for 12 h, followed by immersion in 70% ethanol saturated with lithium carbonate to remove the excess picric acid.
Currently, tissue processing and staining have been automated in the laboratory, and yet the subsequent analysis of histological images has not been done, with routine evaluations still performed by the trained eyes of a histologist. In addition, the evaluation or visual score not only implies a heavy workload, but also has inherent consequences on obtained data such as intra- and inter-observer variation, resulting in low efficiency in histological analysis (Riber-Hansen et al., 2012).
Sample sections were evaluated using 40x magnification for the assessment of the extent of liver injury by a histologist who was blinded to the treatment groups.
For general histopathological evaluation, tissue sections of 4 [micro]m were stained with hematoxylin and eosin (H&E), and examined under a photomicroscope (Olympus BX51, Tokyo, Japan) by an experienced histologist who was unaware of the treatment conditions.
The sections were deparaffinized, rehydrated, and stained with Hematoxylin and Eosin (H&E) and then examined by a qualified histologist under a light microscope (OPLYMPUS BX 51, OLYMPUS) using a graticule 40 and 60x magnification.
Until today, a series of the most respectable histological textbooks were published in Springer by professor Radivoj Krstic, histologist from Novi Sad and Lausanne, translated into German, English, Frensh, Russian, Italian, Japanese, and Spanish language.
Cajal's many distinctions include winning, along with the Italian histologist Camillo Golgi, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1906.
Furthermore, the number of hepatocytes exhibiting degenerative changes (i.e., acute cellular swelling and necrosis) and infiltrated inflammatory cells was recorded with an image analyzer as cells/1,000 hepatocytes and cells/[mm.sup.2] of hepatic parenchyma [22] by a histologist blinded to the treatment groups.