Pathology Definition

pă-thŏlə-jē
pathologies
noun
All the conditions, processes, or results of a particular disease.
Webster's New World
The branch of medicine that deals with the nature of disease, esp. with the structural and functional changes caused by disease.
Webster's New World
Any abnormal variation from a sound or proper condition.
Webster's New World
Pathology is defined as a branch of medical science that studies the nature, effects, causes and consequences of disease.
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A person must go to school for a medical degree plus an additional three to four years, concentrating solely in the field of pathology.
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Other Word Forms of Pathology

Noun

Singular:
pathology
Plural:
pathologies

Origin of Pathology

  • From Ancient Greek πάθος (pathos, “disease") and -λογία (-logia, “study of").

    From Wiktionary

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