Histonomy His*ton"o*my, n. [Gr. "isto`s tissue + ? to distribute, regulate.] The science which treats of the laws relating to organic tissues, their formation, development, functions, etc. [1913 Webster]

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  • histonomy — A law of the development and structure of the tissues of the body. [histo + G. nomos, law] * * * his·ton·o·my (his tonґə me) [histo + Gr. nomos law] the scientific study of tissues based on the translation, into biological terms, of… …   Medical dictionary

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