pathobiology path·o·bi·ol·o·gy (pāth’ō-bī-ŏl’ə-jē)
The study or practice of pathology with greater emphasis on the biological than on the medical aspects.
pathoclisis path·o·clis·is (pāth’ə-klĭs’ĭs) n.
[path-uh-kyoo r] /ˈpæθ əˌkyʊər/ noun 1. Psychiatry. cessation of a neurosis with the appearance of an organic disease.
[path-uh-fawr-mik] /ˌpæθ əˈfɔr mɪk/ adjective 1. Pathology. pertaining to the beginning of a disease, especially to symptoms that occur in the preliminary stages of mental disease.
[path-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpæθ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/ noun 1. the production and development of disease. /ˌpæθəˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/ noun 1. the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease n. 1876, from patho- + genesis. pathogenesis path·o·gen·e·sis (pāth’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) or pa·thog·e·ny (pā-thŏj’ə-nē) n. The development of a disease or morbid condition. Also called nosogenesis.