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Histology is the study of tissue sectioned as a thin slice, using a microtome.

It can be described as microscopic anatomy.

Histology is an essential tool of biology.

Histopathology, the microscopic study of diseased tissue, is an important tool of anatomical pathology since accurate diagnosis of cancer and other diseases usually requires histopathological examination of samples.

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