Definition of pathologize
: to view or characterize as medically or psychologically abnormal <natural hormonal shifts have been pathologized — Joyce C. Mills>
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Medical Definition of pathologize
pa·thol·o·gized or chiefly British pa·thol·o·gisedpa·thol·o·giz·ing or chiefly British pa·thol·o·gis·ing
: to view or characterize as medically or psychologically abnormal <natural hormonal shifts have been pathologized—Joyce C. Mills> <pathologizing childhood behavior—Ruth Shalit>
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