his·tol·o·gy / hiˈstäləjē/ • n. Biol. the study of the microscopic structure of tissues.DERIVATIVES: his·to·log·ic / ˌhistəˈläjik/ adj.his·to·log·i·cal / ˌhistəˈläjikəl/ adj.his·tol·o·gist / -jist/ n.
histology The microscopic study of the tissues of living organisms. The study of cells, a specialized branch of histology, is known as cytology.
histology (hiss-tol-ŏji) n. the study of the structure of tissues by means of special staining techniques combined with light and electron microscopy.
histology Biological, especially microscopic, study of tissues and structures in living organisms.
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