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Medical Term:

histology

Pronunciation: his-tol'o-je

Definition: The science concerned with the minute structure of cells, tissues, and organs in relation to their function.

See: microscopic anatomy

Synonym(s): microanatomy

[histo- + G. logos, study]

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