[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.
The scientific study of the microscopic structure of plant and animal tissues.
[hur-soo-tiz-uh m, hur-soo-tiz-] /ˈhɜr suˌtɪz əm, hɜrˈsu tɪz-/ noun, Medicine/Medical. 1. excessive hairiness, especially in women. n. 1927, from hirsute + -ism. hirsutism hir·sut·ism (hûr’sōō-tĭz’əm, hēr’-, hər-sōō’-) n. The presence of excessive body and facial hair, especially in women.
/hɜːst/ noun 1. Damien. born 1965, British artist, noted esp for his works featuring dead animals preserved in tanks of formaldehyde, and for his 2007 sculpture, For the Love of God, a human skull encrusted with flawless diamonds
[hur-soot, hur-soot] /ˈhɜr sut, hɜrˈsut/ adjective 1. hairy; shaggy. 2. Botany, Zoology. covered with long, rather stiff hairs. 3. of, relating to, or characteristic of hair. /ˈhɜːsjuːt/ adjective 1. covered with hair 2. (of plants or their parts) covered with long but not stiff hairs 3. (of a person) having long, thick, or untrimmed hair […]
- Hirschowitz syndrome
Hirschowitz syndrome Hirsch·o·witz syndrome (hûr’shə-wĭts’) n. A dermatological syndrome in which acanthosis nigricans occurs in association with hypovitaminosis; it responds well to topical applications of retinoic acid.
[hi-stol-uh-sis] /hɪˈstɒl ə sɪs/ noun 1. disintegration or dissolution of organic tissues. /hɪˈstɒlɪsɪs/ noun 1. the disintegration of organic tissues histolysis his·tol·y·sis (hĭ-stŏl’ĭ-sĭs) n. The breakdown and disintegration of tissue. his’to·lyt’ic (hĭs’tə-lĭt’ĭk) adj.