histo-, hist-, histi- +

(Greek: tissue [web]; beam or warp of a loom; hence, that which is woven; a web or tissue; used in the sense of pertaining to [body] tissue)

histophilous (adjective), more histophilous, most histophilous
In biology, relating to life form inside living-host tissue; parasitic: Protozoa, helminths, and ectoparasites and three kinds of histophilous parasites that can cause ailments in an animal.
1. A branch of physiology concerned with the structure and function of tissues.
2. The microscopic study of tissues in relation to their functions.
A genus of parasitic fungi.
An antigen prepared from cultures of Histoplasma capsulatum and used as a skin test for the diagnosis of histoplasmosis.
A systemic, fungal, respiratory disease caused by histoplasma capsulatum.

The reservoir for this fungus is in soil with a high organic content and undisturbed bird droppings; especially, that which is around old chicken houses; caves harboring bats; and starling, blackbird, and pigeon roosts.

Radiography of tissue, specifically microscopic sections; usually microradiography.
The breakdown of tissue by some agency other than infection.
The application of spectroscopy to tissue sections by the identification of compounds within tissue sections according to the specific wavelengths of radiant energy they may be caused to emit.
The remedial use of animal tissues.
histotomy, microtomy
The preparation (cutting) of thin sections of tissues for examination under the microscope.
1. A reference to poisoning of the respiratory enzyme system of the tissues.
2. Toxic to or destructive of tissue; used especially in reference to infection by bacteria; such as, Clostridium perfringens, which form tissue-destroying enzymes.
A potentially non-invasive method of destroying tumors through the skin using high intensity focused sound waves.
histotroph, histotrophe
1. The part of the nutrition of the embryo derived from cellular sources other than blood.
2. The nutrients supplied to the mammalian embryo from the maternal tissues as distinct from that derived from the maternal blood and bloodstream, which is called hemotroph.
Providing nourishment for or favoring the formation of tissue.
1. Having an affinity for tissue cells; said of certain chemicals, stains, and parasites.
2. Attracted toward the tissues; denoting certain parasites, stains, and chemical compounds.