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Histology vs. Pathology

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Main Difference

The main difference between Histology and Pathology is that the Histology is a study of the microscopic anatomy of cells and tissues of plants and animals and Pathology is a study and diagnosis of disease.

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  • Histology (noun)

    The study of the microscopic structure, chemical composition and function of the tissue or tissue systems of plants and animals.

  • Pathology (noun)

    The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences.

  • Pathology (noun)

    The medical specialty that provides microscopy and other laboratory services (e.g., cytology, histology) to clinicians.

    "The surgeon sent a specimen of the cyst to the pathology department for staining and analysis to determine its histologic subtype."

  • Pathology (noun)

    Pathosis: any deviation from a healthy or normal structure or function; abnormality; illness or malformation.

    "abnormality|disease|illness|pathosis"

Wiktionary
  • Histology (noun)

    the study of the microscopic structure of tissues.

  • Pathology (noun)

    the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes

    "research people skilled in experimental pathology"

  • Pathology (noun)

    pathological features considered collectively; the typical behaviour of a disease

    "the pathology of Huntington's disease"

  • Pathology (noun)

    a pathological condition

    "the dominant pathology is multiple sclerosis"

  • Pathology (noun)

    mental, social, or linguistic abnormality or malfunction

    "the city's inability to cope with the pathology of a burgeoning underclass"

Oxford Dictionary
  • Histology (noun)

    That branch of biological science, which treats of the minute (microscopic) structure of animal and vegetable tissues; - called also histiology.

  • Pathology (noun)

    The science which treats of diseases, their nature, causes, progress, symptoms, etc.

  • Pathology (noun)

    The condition of an organ, tissue, or fluid produced by disease.

Webster Dictionary
  • Histology (noun)

    the branch of biology that studies the microscopic structure of animal or plant tissues

  • Pathology (noun)

    the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

  • Pathology (noun)

    any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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