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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.


Specialist in the size, shape, and constitution of cells.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.histologist - anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues
anatomist - an expert in anatomy


[hɪsˈtɒlədʒɪst] Nhistólogo/a m/f


n. histólogo-a, especialista en histología.
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Cajal's many distinctions include winning, along with the Italian histologist Camillo Golgi, the Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine in 1906.
Santiago Ramon y Cajal (1852-1934) was a Spanish physician and histologist whose works about neuronal theory are the foundation of the neurosciences.
The hepatic sections were examined by a single histologist who was blind to the study groups and scoring was performed.
Histological analysis was performed by an independent histologist using a blind method.
Friedrich Gustav Jacob Henle (1809-1885), the author of "On miasmata and contagia," "Handbook of General Anatomy,", "Handbook of Rational Pathology," and more, who 16 eponyms are called after him, made him a world-wide known and outstanding anatomist, histologist, teacher and researcher.
It was the first book of its kind to be published in the English language, and featured the collaboration of established members of the medical profession with an academic post, including the physiologist Michael Foster, the histologist Emanuel Klein, and the pharmacologist Lauder Brunton.
According to Anusuya Chinsamy of the Department of Biological Sciences, University of Cape Town, South Africa, the bone histologist on the team, "Just like modern hens, female Confuciusornis birds that lived 125 million years ago deposited this special bone inside their long bones, and then used it to make the calcium-rich eggshells.
Tokyo, Japan) at high magnification by a histologist blinded to the animal groups.
Following the move to Dijon, many of Noirot's morphological studies of the gut and tegumental glands were in collaboration with his wife, the histologist Cecile Noirot-Timothee (e.
In 2006, Buesa (5) reported results from a survey on the productivity of 163 US laboratories and found that a histologist could process 8600 blocks to stained glass slides per year.
A dedicated histologist was present at all biopsies to confirm that an adequate number of glomeruli were present in the biopsy specimen.