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)
2. An integral subspeciality of anatomy wherein the tissue and cells of an organism's structures are treated with special chemicals and studied with the light microscope.
2. Characterized by or inducing the dissolution of tissue.
2. A benign neoplasm in which the cytologic and histologic elements are closely similar to those of normal tissue from which the neoplastic cells are derived.
3. A new and abnormal formation of tissue; such as, a tumor or growth.
It serves no useful function, but it grows at the expense of the healthy organism.
Common signs are depression, anorexia, loss of condition, and cyanosis of the skin of the head (blackhead); however, death may be sudden without any clinical signs.
Histomycosis is caused by infection from fungi.
Their positive charge attracts the negatively charged DNA that is folded around them into units called nucleosomes.
Histones also regulate some of the further folding of DNA in chromosomes about to undergo mitosis.
2. The use of quantitative techniques in the analysis of histologic observations.
3. A law of the development and structure of the tissues of the body.
2. The study of the structural alteration of cells and tissues caused by disease.