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histology definitions

WordNet (r) 3.0 (2005)

n
1: the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

Merriam Webster's

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 adjective histologically adverb histologist noun

Oxford Reference Dictionary

n. the study of the structure of tissues. Derivatives: histological adj. histologist n.

Webster's 1913 Dictionary

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.

Moby Thesaurus

anatomist, anatomy, angiography, angiology, anthropotomy, geomorphology, histologist, morphologist, morphology, myography, myology, organography, organology, osteography, osteology, splanchnography, splanchnology, tectology, zootomy



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