histiocytosis his·ti·o·cy·to·sis (hĭs’tē-ō’sī-tō’sĭs)
n. pl. his·ti·o·cy·to·ses (-sēz)
Abnormal multiplication of histiocytes. Also called histocytosis.
[his-tee-oid] /ˈhɪs tiˌɔɪd/ adjective 1. . histioid his·ti·oid (hĭs’tē-oid’) adj. Variant of histoid.
histiogenic his·ti·o·gen·ic (hĭs’tē-ō-jěn’ĭk) adj. Histogenous.
History of Medicine Online
1. a combining form meaning “tissue,” used in the formation of compound words: histology. combining form 1. indicating animal or plant tissue: histology, histamine medical word-forming element, from Greek histos “warp, web,” literally “anything set upright,” from histasthai “to stand,” from PIE *sta- “to stand” (see stet). Taken by 19c. medical writers as the best […]