the science dealing with the histological structure of abnormal or diseased tissue; pathological histology.

1895–1900; histo- + pathology

histopathologic [his-tuh-path-uh-loj-ik] , histopathological, adjective
histopathologist, noun
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histopathology (ˌhɪstəʊpəˈθɒlədʒɪ)
the study of the microscopic structure of diseased tissues

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histopathology his·to·pa·thol·o·gy (hĭs'tō-pə-thŏl'ə-jē, -pā-)
The science concerned with the cytologic and histologic structure of abnormal or diseased tissue.

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Histopathology, the microscopic study of diseased tissue, is more art than science.
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