Definition of pathologist
: a specialist in pathology; specifically : one who interprets and diagnoses the changes caused by disease in tissues and body fluids
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A pathologist was in the operating room during the procedure, a minimally invasive craniotomy with an eyebrow incision, said his doctor, who added that the surgery lasted about three to four hours.
The pathologist who conducted the autopsy on his body told the detective that Monette had a pre-existing aneurysm that burst due to the trauma of the fight and contributed to his death, according to the complaint.
An autopsy was done Tuesday but authorities said the official cause of death wouldn't be released until a pathologist's report is complete.
This, from the once terribly shy daughter of a Cincinnati Public Schools speech pathologist and a pastor, who began throwing her voice to her dolls at age 10 and performing in church.
Seventy-eight percent of school districts use Medicaid funding to hire school nurses, social workers and psychologists, speech-language pathologists, and other health professionals.
His speech pathologist, Ross Baarslag-Benson, teaches Sargent to communicate with an iPad kept in place by a contraption the staffer has built out of brightly colored pipes.
A pathologist found that the child had suffered multiple blows to the head and nose.
Even in the hands of forensic pathologists, the exact etiology may never be known with certainty.
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Definition of pathologist for English Language Learners
medical : a doctor who specializes in pathology; especially : a doctor who examines bodies to find out the cause of death
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