histology
noun (plural -gies) Etymology: French histologie, from hist- + -logie -logy Date: circa 1847 1. a branch of anatomy that deals with the minute structure of animal and plant tissues as discernible with the microscope 2. tissue structure or organization • histological or histologic adjectivehistologically adverbhistologist noun

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  • Histology — His*tol o*gy, n. [Gr. isto s tissue + logy.] That branch of biological science, which treats of the minute (microscopic) structure of animal and vegetable tissues; called also {histiology}. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • histology — study of organic tissues, 1847, from HISTO (Cf. histo ) + OLOGY (Cf. ology) …   Etymology dictionary

  • histology — [his täl′ə jē] n. [ HISTO + LOGY] 1. the branch of biology concerned with the microscopic study of the structure of tissues 2. the tissue structure of an organism or part, as revealed by microscopic study histologic [his΄tə läj′ik] adj.… …   English World dictionary

  • Histology — Not to be confused with Historiography. A stained histologic specimen, sandwiched between a glass microscope slide and coverslip, mounted on the stage of a light microscope …   Wikipedia

  • Histology — The study of the form of structures seen under the microscope. Also called microscopic anatomy, as opposed to gross anatomy which involves structures that can be observed with the naked eye. Traditionally, both gross anatomy and histology… …   Medical dictionary

  • histology — histological /his tl oj i keuhl/, histologic, adj. histologically, adv. /hi stol euh jee/, n. 1. the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues. 2. the structure, esp. the microscopic structure, of organic tissues. [1840 50; HISTO +… …   Universalium

  • histology — histologija statusas T sritis chemija apibrėžtis Mokslas, tiriantis daugialąsčių gyvūnų audinių sandarą ir funkcijas. atitikmenys: angl. histology rus. гистология …   Chemijos terminų aiškinamasis žodynas

  • histology — the study of tissues …   Dictionary of ichthyology

  • histology — n. [Gr. histos, tissue; logos, discourse] The microscopic study of the detailed structure of the organs and tissues of organisms …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • histology — noun The study of the microscopic structure, chemical composition and function of the tissue or tissue systems of plants and animals …   Wiktionary

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