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.
[puh-thol-uh-jee] /pəˈθɒl ə dʒi/ noun, plural pathologies. 1. the science or the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases. 2. the conditions and processes of a disease. 3. any deviation from a healthy, normal, or efficient condition. /pəˈθɒlədʒɪ/ noun (pl) -gies 1. the branch of medicine concerned with the cause, origin, and nature […]