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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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The slides were examined by consultant histopathologist and presence or absence of histological features consistent with CD, including, villous architecture, villous height: crypt length ratio, crypt hyperplasia, surface enterocytes, increased intraepithelial lymphocytes (IEL) and other histological findings like parasites, granuloma, dysplasia or evidence of malignancy were noted.
The teams include histopathologist, radiologist, surgeon, oncologist and the radiation therapy physician who present their findings about the relevant cases at the meeting, discuss the treatment plan and document it, Dr Homsi said.
Presence of prostatic carcinoma in the chips, Gleason's scores and percentage of total specimen showing cancer were noted after studying the Hematoxylin and Eosin stained sections, under the microscope by a histopathologist.
Histopathologist from Nelson working in Nelson, Christchurch and Wellington.
1,2 The diagnosis of ILD can be challenging and requires a multidisciplinary approach involving evaluation by a pulmonologist, radiologist and histopathologist with expertise in ILD.
Papulosquamous disorders are a wide group of skin diseases and are said to be the commonest to confront and confound the histopathologist.
Lastly slides were mounted with DPX and cover slip placed, labeled and made ready for histopathologist reading.
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Jane Munzon, a histopathologist at the Philippine National Police Crime Laboratory, said that Saturnino died of a fat embolism.
A full examination of the body was carried out by a Manchester-based Consultant Histopathologist which determined that the man had previously suffered an extra capsular fracture of the left femur (thigh bone) and had a titanium plate inserted into his hip to secure the fracture.
It is thus very important for the histopathologist to diagnose it unequivocally.
Dr Fraser Charlton is a consultant histopathologist who examined Freya after her death at the coroner's request.