Definition of Histology

1. Noun. The branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues.

Examples of category: Staining, Fixation, Fixing
Generic synonyms: Microscopic Anatomy
Derivative terms: Histologic, Histological, Histologist



Definition of Histology

1. n. That branch of biological science, which treats of the minute (microscopic) structure of animal and vegetable tissues; -- called also histiology.

Definition of Histology

1. Noun. (biology) The study of the microscopic structure, chemical composition and function of the tissue or tissue systems of plants and animals ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Histology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Histology

1. The study of cells and tissue on the microscopic level. (27 Sep 1997)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Histology

histography
histohaematin
histohaematins
histoid
histoid leprosy
histoid neoplasm
histoid tumour
histoincompatibility
histologic
histologic accommodation
histological
histologically
histologies
histologist
histologists
histology (current term)
histolyses
histolysis
histolytic
histolyze
histoma
histometaplastic
histomoniasis
histomorphological
histomorphology
histomorphometric
histomorphometry
histomycosis
histone
histone-lysine n-methyltransferase

Literary usage of Histology

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1908)
"The book, as it now is, is virtually a new book by Dr. Lewis, combining embryology and histology, clearly and concisely written, and thoroughly up to date. ..."

2. The Practitioner by Gale Group, ProQuest Information and Learning Company (1892)
"THIS work is of interest on account of its originality, and on account of its claiming to be what it is and nothing more—a text-book of morbid histology, ..."

3. The American Naturalist by American Society of Naturalists, Essex Institute (1902)
"Chamberlain's " Methods in Plant histology." ' — The thin volume at hand is based on a series of elementary articles in the Journal of Applied Microscopy ..."

4. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease by American Neurological Association, Philadelphia Neurological Society, Chicago Neurological Society, New York Neurological Association, Boston Society of Psychiatry and Neurology (1875)
"THE histology AND ... Manual of histology edited by Strieker, and perhaps ono or two others, they hardly occupy the same ground as this, or fill its place. ..."

5. Quarterly Journal of Microscopical Science edited by Biologists Limited, The Company of. (1880)
"WE have great pleasure in drawing attention to this handsome work, which is certainly the most richly illustrated treatise on histology which has ever been ..."

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