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histology Syllabification: his·tol·o·gy
Pronunciation: /hiˈstäləjē/

Definition of histology in English:


The study of the microscopic structure of tissues.
Example sentences
  • The edge of a lesion should be biopsied and tissue submitted for histology and culture.
  • Chromium dosage at quite high levels in animal studies showed no disturbance in liver and kidney function or tissue histology.
  • Conventional histology validates the structures illustrated in the MPM images.



Pronunciation: /ˌhistəˈläjik/
Example sentences
  • Staining was quantitated and correlated with histologic subtype and mitotic index.
  • Only those cases in which the explants were available for histologic examination were included in the study.
  • In the present study, we examined a series of cirrhotic explants for histologic evidence of regression.


Pronunciation: /ˌhistəˈläjək(ə)l/
Example sentences
  • Fixation of periderm tissue with FAA did not alter histological staining of cell walls compared with staining of fresh tissues.
  • Our study, in part, builds on theirs by providing more of a phylogenetic component to the histological approach that they used.
  • However, with the living material in hand, histological, cytological, and larval characteristics can be observed.


Pronunciation: /hiˈstäləjəst/
Example sentences
  • Ehrlich left an everlasting legacy in medicine with his eclectic career as an organic chemist, histologist, immunologist, hematologist, and pharmacologist.
  • Use of this test requires the availability of a histologist who is specially trained in marrow histology.
  • Huie, a cell biologist and histologist, implants the chips in rats using a unique tool he and others developed.

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