physiopathology

noun phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy \ ˈfi-zē-ō-pə-ˈthä-lə-jē , -pa- \

Definition of physiopathology

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

physiopathologic

play \ˈfi-zē-ō-ˌpa-thə-ˈlä-jik\ or physiopathological play \ˈfi-zē-ō-ˌpa-thə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ adjective

First Known Use of physiopathology

circa 1889


Medical Dictionary

physiopathology

noun phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy \ ˌfiz-ē-ō-pə-ˈthäl-ə-jē, -pa- \

medical Definition of physiopathology

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

physiopathologic

play \-ˌpath-ə-ˈläj-ik\ or physiopathological play \-i-kəl\ adjective

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