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physiopathology

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noun phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy \ˈfi-zē-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē, -pa-\

Definition of physiopathology

  1. :  a branch of biology or medicine that combines physiology and pathology especially in the study of altered bodily function in disease

physiopathologic play \-ˌpa-thə-ˈlä-jik\ or physiopathological play \-ji-kəl\ adjective


Circa 1889

First Known Use of physiopathology

circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

physiopathology

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noun phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy \ˌfiz-ē-ō-pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa-\

Medical Definition of physiopathology

plural physiopathologies

  1. :  a branch of biology or medicine that combines physiology and pathology especially in the study of altered bodily function in disease

physiopathologic \-ˌpath-ə-ˈläj-ik\play or physiopathological \-i-kəl\play adjective



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