[his-toid] /ˈhɪs tɔɪd/
Pathology. resembling normal tissue in structure.
similar to or derived from one kind of tissue.
resembling normal tissue
composed of one kind of tissue
histoid his·toid (hĭs’toid’) or his·ti·oid (hĭs’tē-oid’)
Resembling the structure of one of the tissues of the body. Used of the histologic structure of a tumor.
- Histoid leprosy
histoid leprosy n. A lepromatous leprosy characterized by lesions that resemble dermatofibromas or other spindle-cell tumors.
- Histoid tumor
histoid tumor n. A type of connective tumor that is composed of a single type of differentiated tissue.
histoincompatibility his·to·in·com·pat·i·bil·i·ty (hĭs’tō-ĭn’kəm-pāt’ə-bĭl’ĭ-tē) n. A state of immunologic dissimilarity sufficient to cause rejection of homograft transplants.