Dictionary

pathophysiology

noun path·o·phys·i·ol·o·gy \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
Medical Dictionary

pathophysiology

noun patho·phys·i·ol·o·gy \-ˌfiz-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\
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

Browse

Next Word in the Dictionary: pathosPrevious Word in the Dictionary: pathophobiaAll Words Near: pathophysiology
July 05, 2015
bunkum Hear it
insincere or foolish talk
Take a 3-minute break and test your skills!
How to use a word that (literally) drives some people nuts.
Test your vocab with our fun, fast game
Ailurophobia, and 9 other unusual fears