pathophysiology

noun
path·​o·​phys·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌpa-thō-ˌfi-zē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce pathophysiology (audio) \

Definition of pathophysiology

: the physiology of abnormal states specifically : the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or disease

Other Words from pathophysiology

pathophysiological \ ˌpa-​thō-​ˌfi-​zē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce pathophysiological (audio) \ or pathophysiologic \ ˌpa-​thō-​ˌfi-​zē-​ə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce pathophysiologic (audio) \ adjective

First Known Use of pathophysiology

1925, in the meaning defined above

History and Etymology for pathophysiology

probably borrowed from German Pathophysiologie, from patho- patho- + Physiologie physiology

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pathophysiology

noun
patho·​phys·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ -ˌfiz-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce pathophysiology (audio) \
plural pathophysiologies

Medical Definition of pathophysiology

: the physiology of abnormal states specifically : the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or disease

Other Words from pathophysiology

pathophysiological \ -​ē-​ə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce pathophysiological (audio) \ or pathophysiologic \ -​ik How to pronounce pathophysiologic (audio) \ adjective
pathophysiologist \ -​ē-​ˈäl-​ə-​jəst How to pronounce pathophysiologist (audio) \ noun

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