Anatomical pathology

the branch of pathology dealing with the morphologic changes in the tissues, both gross and microscopic; pathological anatomy.

anatomical pathology n.
The study of the structural and compositional changes that occur in organs and tissues as a result of disease. Also called pathological anatomy.


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