histology


his·tol·o·gy

noun \his-ˈtäl-ə-jē\
plural his·tol·o·gies

Definition of HISTOLOGY

1
: a branch of anatomy that deals with the minute structure of animal and plant tissues as discernible with the microscope—compare gross anatomy
2
: a treatise on histology
3
: tissue structure or organization
his·to·log·i·cal \ˌhis-tə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ or his·to·log·ic \-ˈläj-ik\ adjective
his·to·log·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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