histopathologist

noun

his·​to·​pa·​thol·​o·​gist ˌhis-tō-pə-ˈthäl-ə-jəst, -pa- How to pronounce histopathologist (audio)
: a pathologist who specializes in the detection of the effects of disease on body tissues
especially : one who identifies tumors by their histological characteristics

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“Histopathologist.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/histopathologist. Accessed 24 Jun. 2024.

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