to represent (something) as a disease: this pathologizing of parenthood
[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 […]
pathomimesis path·o·mi·me·sis (pāth’ō-mĭ-mē’sĭs, -mī-) n. Mimicry of the symptoms or effects of a disease, whether intentional or unconscious.
[path-uh-mawr-fiz-uh m] /ˌpæθ əˈmɔr fɪz əm/ noun 1. abnormal morphology.
noun a fear of disease; also called nosophobia Word Origin Greek pathos ‘disease’