patho·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy ˌpa-thō-bī-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce pathobiology (audio)

Examples of pathobiology in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web The results of the sequencing have been shared with the broader scientific community, which can access them easily, for instance through the real-time tracking hosted by Louise Moncla, a University of Pennsylvania professor of pathobiology. Annalisa Merelli, Quartz, 1 Mar. 2023 The challenge, says Raymond Robert Rowland, head of the department of pathobiology at the University of Illinois College of Veterinary Medicine, is that African swine fever—known to veterinarians as ASF—is a disease spread by movement. Maryn McKenna, Wired, 12 Oct. 2021 Research departments include biomedical engineering, cancer biology, pathobiology, and clinical and translational research. Kristen Moon, Forbes, 26 Sep. 2021

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Word History


patho- + biology

First Known Use

circa 1900, in the meaning defined above

Time Traveler
The first known use of pathobiology was circa 1900

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“Pathobiology.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 13 Apr. 2024.

Medical Definition


patho·​bi·​ol·​o·​gy ˌpath-ō-bī-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce pathobiology (audio)
plural pathobiologies
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