* * *1) a branch of physiology concerned with the function and activities of tissues2) tissue organization (as of a bodily part) esp. as it relates to function <the \histophysiology of the thyroid gland>his·to·phys·i·o·log·i·cal -ē-ə-'läj-i-kəl also his·to·phys·i·o·log·ic -'läj-ik adj
* * *his·to·phys·i·ol·o·gy (his″to-fiz″e-olґə-je) [histo- + physiology] the correlation of function with the microscopic structure of cells and tissues.
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histophysiology — [his΄tō fiz΄ē äl′ə jē] n. Physiol. the study of the activity, function, etc. of body tissue: cf. HISTOLOGY histophysiological adj … English World dictionary
histophysiology — “+ noun Etymology: hist + physiology 1. : a branch of physiology concerned with the function and activities of tissues 2. : structural and functional tissue organization (as of a body part) the histophysiology of the thyroid gland * * *… … Useful english dictionary
histophysiology — noun Date: circa 1886 1. a branch of physiology concerned with the function and activities of tissues 2. structural and functional tissue organization • histophysiological or histophysiologic adjective … New Collegiate Dictionary
histophysiology — histophysiological /his teuh fiz ee euh loj i keuhl/, adj. /his teuh fiz ee ol euh jee/, n. the branch of physiology dealing with tissues. [1885 90; HISTO + PHYSIOLOGY] * * * … Universalium
histophysiology — n. branch of physiology which studies the functions of tissues … English contemporary dictionary
histophysiology — his·to·physiology … English syllables
histophysiology — his•to•phys•i•ol•o•gy [[t]ˌhɪs təˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi[/t]] n. med the branch of physiology dealing with tissues his to•phys i•o•log′i•cal əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl adj … From formal English to slang
hist- — or histo combining form Etymology: French, from Greek histos mast, loom beam, web, from histanai to cause to stand more at stand tissue < histophysiology > … New Collegiate Dictionary
histophysiologic — adjective see histophysiology … New Collegiate Dictionary
histophysiological — adjective see histophysiology … New Collegiate Dictionary