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variant of histo- before a vowel:
histidine. Unabridged
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British Dictionary definitions for hist-


combining form
indicating animal or plant tissue: histology, histamine
Word Origin
from Greek, from histos web
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hist- in Medicine

hist- pref.
Variant of histo-.

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