[his-tuh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee] /ˌhɪs təˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi/

the branch of dealing with tissues.

histophysiology his·to·phys·i·ol·o·gy (hĭs’tō-fĭz’ē-ŏl’ə-jē)
The microscopic study of tissues in relation to their physiological functions.


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