Histo is defined as living body tissue.
An example of histo used as a prefix is in the word histology which means the study of living tissue.
Origin of histo-; from Classical Greek histos, a loom, web ; from base of histanai, to set up, stand
Body tissue: histogenesis.
Origin of histo-From Greek histos, web; see sta- in Indo-European roots.
- (biology) Combining form with the meaning of tissue.
From Ancient Greek ἱστός (histos, “web, tissue”).