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  • n. One who studies histology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. One versed in histology.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. One who is versed in histology; a microscopic anatomist.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. anatomist who specializes in the microscopic study of animal tissues


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  • My project had barely started when [Italian histologist] Giuseppe Levi, who had escaped from Belgium invaded by Nazis, returned to Turin and joined me, thus becoming, to my great pride, my first and only assistant.

    Rita Levi-Montalcini: Still busy after a century

  • Levi-Montalcini studied with Giuseppe Levi (1872 – 1965), a leading histologist and lecturer from whom she learned the systems and research methods that accompanied her throughout her life.

    Rita Levi-Montalcini.

  • Arguably the most important woman writer of post-World War II Italy, Natalia Ginzburg was born on July 14, 1916 in Palermo (Sicily), where her Jewish Trieste-born father, Giuseppe Levi, who later achieved fame as a biologist and histologist, was at the time a lecturer in comparative anatomy.

    Natalia Ginzburg.

  • Raymond Dart and Robert Broom taught me anthropology and paleontology, and the man who inspired all this activity was Joseph Gillman, a histologist who had created a centre of research in that isolated place.

    Sydney Brenner - Autobiography

  • On this occasion, he obtained the recognition of several qualified professors, including the eminent Swiss histologist Rudolf Albert von Kölliker (1817-1905), who from there on became a supporter of Cajal and of the "neuron doctrine," which would be officially enunciated by Wilhelm Waldeyer (1836-1921) in

    Life and Discoveries of Santiago Ramón y Cajal

  • General Pathology a very active laboratory, with international contacts, and was especially gifted in stimulating his students and foreign guests, including the Norwegian histologist and explorer Fridtjof

    Life and Discoveries of Camillo Golgi

  • All three of us were students of the famous Italian histologist, Giuseppe Levi.

    Rita Levi-Montalcini - Autobiography

  • The problems are attacked in a more direct way by endeavouring by direct experiment to determine the composition of the different organs, their functions, etc. In this the efforts of the anatomist, the histologist, the experimental physiologist and the chemist go hand in hand, as they seek together to penetrate the dark secrets of life.

    Nobel Prize in Physiology or Medicine 1910 - Presentation Speech

  • Cajal, the Spanish histologist, who is also a Nobel Prize winner, have shown that each fibre of the nervus vestibularis, i.e. the semi-circular canal nerve, divides into a number of branches at the point of entry into the brain.

    Robert Bárány - Nobel Lecture

  • This line of cells was described in 1851 by the Italian histologist Marchese Alfonso Corti, and so it is often called the organ of Corti.

    The Human Brain


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