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pathology

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noun pa·thol·o·gy \-jē\

Medical Definition of pathology

plural pa·thol·o·gies

  1. 1:  the study of the essential nature of diseases and especially of the structural and functional changes produced by them

  2. 2:  the anatomic and physiological deviations from the normal that constitute disease or characterize a particular disease

  3. 3:  a treatise on or compilation of abnormalities <a new pathology of the eye>





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