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path·o·log·i·cal

 (păth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also path·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
adj.
1. Of or relating to pathology.
2. Relating to or caused by disease.
3. Of, relating to, or manifesting behavior that is habitual, maladaptive, and compulsive: a pathological liar.

path′o·log′i·cal·ly adv.

pathological

(ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or less commonly

pathologic

adj
1. (Pathology) of or relating to pathology
2. (Pathology) relating to, involving, or caused by disease
3. (Psychiatry) informal compulsively motivated: a pathological liar.
ˌpathoˈlogically adv

path•o•log•i•cal

(ˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also path`o•log′ic,



adj.
1. of or pertaining to pathology.
2. caused or affected by disease.
3. characterized by an unhealthy compulsion: a pathological liar.
[1680–90]
path`o•log′i•cal•ly, adv.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Adj.1.pathological - of or relating to the practice of pathology; "pathological laboratory"
2.pathological - caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition; "a pathological liar"; "a pathological urge to succeed"
psychoneurotic, neurotic - affected with emotional disorder
3.pathological - caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes"
unhealthy - not in or exhibiting good health in body or mind; "unhealthy ulcers"

pathological

Translations
مُتَعَلِّق في عِلْم الأمْراض
patologický
patologisk
kóros
sjúklegur
patologický
patalojik

pathological

[ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJ (lit, fig) → patológico

pathological

[ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] adj
[condition] → pathologique
[fear, jealousy] → maladif/ive
a pathological liar → un(e) menteur/euse m/f invétéré(e)

pathological

adj (lit, fig)pathologisch, krankhaft; studies etcpathologisch

pathological

[ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkl] adj (also) (fig) → patologico/a

pathology

(pəˈθolədʒi) noun
the science of diseases.
paˈthologist noun
ˌpathoˈlogical adjective
ˌpathoˈlogically adverb

path·o·log·ic

, pathological
a. patológico-a, rel. a o producido por enfermedades.

pathological, pathologic

adj patológico
References in classic literature ?
No philosopher was he-- just a plain, commonplace person gifted, for the time being, with a pathological indifference: the organ that he feared consequences with was torpid.
At the end of the lecture the boy who had spoken to Philip in the pathological museum and sat next to him in the theatre suggested that they should go to the dissecting-room.
But these two cases were, properly speaking, pathological cases, and the only two in all my sea experience.
And within a year of their marriage she developed the "sickliness" which had since made her notable even in a community rich in pathological instances.
Zeena, who had at her fingers' ends the pathological chart of the whole region, had cited many cases of the kind while she was nursing his mother; and he himself knew of certain lonely farm-houses in the neighbourhood where stricken creatures pined, and of others where sudden tragedy had come of their presence.
He went home and read far into the smallest hour, bringing a much more testing vision of details and relations into this pathological study than he had ever thought it necessary to apply to the complexities of love and marriage, these being subjects on which he felt himself amply informed by literature, and that traditional wisdom which is handed down in the genial conversation of men.
It had not occurred to Lydgate that he had been a subject of eager meditation to Rosamond, who had neither any reason for throwing her marriage into distant perspective, nor any pathological studies to divert her mind from that ruminating habit, that inward repetition of looks, words, and phrases, which makes a large part in the lives of most girls.
Your brain may, as you say, be roused and excited, but it is a pathological and morbid process, which involves increased tissue-change and may at last leave a permanent weakness.
Winterbourne had a good deal of pathological gossip with Dr.
PESHAWAR -- Speakers at a capacity building workshop here on Tuesday complained about a lack of training programmes for workers of pathological laboratories saying the situation causes incorrect investigations.
This view has been corroborated by a number of studies that found GRIN2B to be implicated in phenotypes associated with rewards-related and impulsive behaviour such as smoking initiation (Vinik et al, 2009), alcoholism (Wernicke et al, 2003), pathological gambling (Lee et al, 2009), and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD [Arnold et al, 2009]).
Objective: To explore the correlation of dual-source computed tomography (DSCT)/dual-energy imaging with pathological grading of lung adenocarcinoma.

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