histology

play
noun his·tol·o·gy \hi-ˈstä-lə-jē\

Definition of histology

plural

histologies

  1. 1 :  a branch of anatomy that deals with the minute structure of animal and plant tissues as discernible with the microscope

  2. 2 :  tissue structure or organization

histological

play \ˌhi-stə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or

histologic

play \ˌhi-stə-ˈlä-jik\ adjective

histologically

play \ˌhi-stə-ˈlä-ji-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

histologist

play \hi-ˈstä-lə-jist\ noun

Origin and Etymology of histology

French histologie, from hist- + -logie -logy


First Known Use: circa 1847


Medical Dictionary

histology

play
noun his·tol·o·gy \his-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

Medical Definition of histology

plural

histologies

  1. 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. 2:  a treatise on histology

  3. 3:  tissue structure or organization

histological

\ˌhis-tə-ˈläj-i-kəl\play or

histologic

\-ˈläj-ik\play adjective

histologically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb


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