pathophysiology


path·o·phys·i·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌpa-thō-ˌfi-zē-ˈä-lə-jē\

Definition of PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

:  the physiology of abnormal states; specifically :  the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or disease
path·o·phys·i·o·log·i·cal \-zē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ or path·o·phys·i·o·log·ic \-jik\ adjective

First Known Use of PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

1947

patho·phys·i·ol·o·gy

noun \-ˌfiz-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural patho·phys·i·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

: the physiology of abnormal states; specifically : the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or disease
patho·phys·i·o·log·i·cal \-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl\ or patho·phys·i·o·log·ic \-ik\ adjective
patho·phys·i·ol·o·gist \-ē-ˈäl-ə-jəst\ noun

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