Histotomy His*tot"o*my, n. [Gr. ? tissue + ? to cut.] The dissection of organic tissues. [1913 Webster]

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  • histotomy — histotomy, trophic, zyme see histo …   Useful english dictionary

  • histotomy — SYN: microtomy. * * * his·tot·o·my (his totґə me) [histo + tomy] the dissection of the tissues; microtomy …   Medical dictionary

  • microtomy — The making of thin sections of tissues for examination under the microscope. SYN: histotomy. [micro + G. tome, incision] * * * mi·crot·o·my mī krät ə mē n, pl mies the technique of using the microtome or of preparing with its aid objects for… …   Medical dictionary

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