Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • noun The anatomical study of the microscopic structure of animal and plant tissues.
  • noun The microscopic structure of tissue.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • noun That branch of anatomy which is concerned with the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of the various tissues of the body; histomorphology.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

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

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • noun biology The study of the microscopic structure, chemical composition and function of the tissue or tissue systems of plants and animals

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

  • noun the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

Etymologies

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histo- + -logy

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