Pathologist



[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 of disease, including the changes occurring as a result of disease
2.
the manifestations of disease, esp changes occurring in tissues or organs
3.
any variant or deviant condition from normal
n.

1640s, from pathology + -ist.
n.

“science of diseases,” 1610s, from French pathologie (16c.), from medical Latin pathologia “study of disease,” from Greek pathos “suffering” (see pathos) + -logia “study” (see -logy). In reference to the study of abnormal mental conditions from 1842. Ancient Greek pathologia was “study of the passions;” the Greek word for “science of diseases” was pathologike (“pathologics”).

pathologist pa·thol·o·gist (pā-thŏl’ə-jĭst)
n.
A specialist in pathology who practices chiefly in the laboratory as a consultant to clinical colleagues.

pathology pa·thol·o·gy (pā-thŏl’ə-jē)
n.

pathology
(pə-thŏl’ə-jē)

pathology [(puh-thol-uh-jee)]

A branch of medicine that explores the nature and cause of disease. Pathology also involves the study of bodily changes that occur as the result of disease.

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