the branch of pathology dealing with the morphologic changes in tissues.
- Pathologic calcification
pathologic calcification n.
- Pathologic fracture
pathologic fracture n. A bone fracture occurring at a site weakened by disease, especially by a neoplasm or bone necrosis.
- Pathologic myopia
pathologic myopia n. Progressive myopia marked by changes in the fundus of the eye, posterior staphyloma, and subnormal corrected visual acuity.
- Pathologic retraction ring
pathologic retraction ring n. A constriction of the junction between the thinned lower uterine segment and the thick retracted upper uterine segment caused by obstructed labor; a sign of impending rupture of the uterus. Also called Bandl’s ring.