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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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I read all of my cases digitally and feel very confident about it, says Anna Boden, Consultant Histopathologist at LinkE[micro]ping University Hospital.
The consultant histopathologist post has been vacant since October 2014.
Pollard voluntarily retired from his histopathologist post at South Tyneside District Hospital in 2011, but had continued to work as a locum in Liverpool until his arrest on May 8 2013.
Steve Jamieson, South Tyneside NHS Foundation Trust's director of corporate services, said: "Dr Ken Pollard voluntarily retired from his post as consultant histopathologist at South Tyneside District Hospital at the beginning of 2013, having worked there for almost 26 years.
Histopathology: In minor salivary glands (obtained through normal-appearing mucosa) focal lymphocytic sialoadenitis, evaluated by an expert histopathologist, with a focus score [greater than or equal to]1, defined as a number of lymphocytic foci (which are adjacent to normal-appearing mucous acini and contain more than 50 lymphocytes) per 4 [mm.
Dr David Snead, consultant histopathologist and clinical service Lead for CWPS and UHCW, said: "This is where pathology has wanted to get to for years and it's extremely exciting that we are launching this first step here in Coventry.
Dhafir Al-Okati, consultant histopathologist at Queen's Hospital, for providing the histologic images.
In a hearing at Smethwick Council House, Dr Manel Mangalika, consultant histopathologist at New Cross Hospital, said Mr Singh was found unresponsive in bed at his home in Kenilworth Crescent, in the Parkfields area of the city.
Following a postmortem, histopathologist Dr Anuraj Joshi described the cause of death as "multi-organ failure caused by sepsis and peritonitis.
Inflammation, activity and other mucosal alterations such as gland atrophy and intestinal metaplasia were evaluated semi-quantitatively, based on the Sidney system, by the study histopathologist.
A consultant histopathologist said Kasey - a qualified motor mechanic - died of a brain haemorrhage caused by his injuries from the crash and coroner Geoffrey Saul, of Hull Coroner's Court, recorded a verdict of accidental death.