histopathology

noun
his·​to·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ˌhi-stō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē, -pa-\

Definition of histopathology 

1 : a branch of pathology concerned with the tissue changes characteristic of disease

2 : the tissue changes that affect a part or accompany a disease

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Other Words from histopathology

histopathologic \ˌhi-​stō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​jik \ or histopathological \ˌhi-​stō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl \ adjective
histopathologically \ˌhi-​stō-​ˌpa-​thə-​ˈlä-​ji-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb
histopathologist \ˌhi-​stō-​pə-​ˈthä-​lə-​jist, -​pa-​ \ noun

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No evidence of trauma, infectious disease, or any struggling was reported in histopathology report. Matt Rocheleau, BostonGlobe.com, "The details of 40 animal deaths, injuries, losses aboard US airlines," 15 Mar. 2018

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First Known Use of histopathology

1896, in the meaning defined at sense 1

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histopathology

noun
his·​to·​pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ˌhis-tō-pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- \
plural histopathologies

Medical Definition of histopathology 

1 : a branch of pathology concerned with the tissue changes characteristic of disease

2 : the tissue changes that affect a part or accompany a disease

Other Words from histopathology

histopathologic \-​ˌpath-​ə-​ˈläj-​ik \ or histopathological \-​i-​kəl \ adjective
histopathologically \-​i-​k(ə-​)lē \ adverb

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