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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 phys·io·pa·thol·o·gies

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

  2. phys·io·path·o·log·ic \-ˌpath-ə-ˈläj-ik\play or phys·io·path·o·log·i·cal \-i-kəl\play adjective




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