[hi-stol-uh-jee] /hɪˈstɒl ə dʒi/

the branch of biology dealing with the study of tissues.
the structure, especially the microscopic structure, of organic tissues.
the study, esp the microscopic study, of the tissues of an animal or plant
the structure of a tissue or organ

“study of organic tissues,” 1847, from histo- + -ology.

histology his·tol·o·gy (hĭ-stŏl’ə-jē)
The science concerned with the minute structure of tissues and organs in relation to their function. Also called microanatomy.
his’to·log’i·cal (hĭs’tə-lŏj’ĭ-kəl) or his’to·log’ic adj.
his·tol’o·gist n.
The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.


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