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Histology vs. Pathology

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Histologynoun

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

Pathologynoun

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

Histologynoun

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

Pathologynoun

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.’;

Histologynoun

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

Pathologynoun

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

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Histologynoun

the study of the microscopic structure of tissues.

Pathologynoun

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

Histology

Histology, also known as microscopic anatomy or microanatomy, is the branch of biology which studies the microscopic anatomy of biological tissues. Histology is the microscopic counterpart to gross anatomy, which looks at larger structures visible without a microscope.

Pathologynoun

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

Pathologynoun

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

Pathologynoun

any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

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Pathologynoun

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’;

Pathologynoun

pathological features considered collectively; the typical behaviour of a disease

‘the pathology of Huntington's disease’;

Pathologynoun

a pathological condition

‘the dominant pathology is multiple sclerosis’;

Pathologynoun

mental, social, or linguistic abnormality or malfunction

‘the city's inability to cope with the pathology of a burgeoning underclass’;

Pathology

Pathology is the study of the causes and effects of disease or injury. The word pathology also refers to the study of disease in general, incorporating a wide range of biology research fields and medical practices.

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