See also: The study of plant or animal tissues; usually this involves studying thin cross-sections of tissue under a microscope.


From the BioTech Dictionary at http://biotech.icmb.utexas.edu/. For further information see the BioTech homenode.

His*tol"o*gy (?), n. [Gr. "isto`s tissue + -logy.]

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

 

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