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n. pl. pa·thol·o·gies
1. The scientific study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences. Also called pathobiology.
2. The anatomic or functional manifestations of a disease: the pathology of cancer.
3. A departure or deviation from a normal condition: "Neighborhoods plagued by a self-perpetuating pathology of joblessness, welfare dependency, crime" (Time).
n, pl -gies
1. (Medicine) the branch of medicine concerned with the cause, origin, and nature of disease, including the changes occurring as a result of disease
2. (Medicine) the manifestations of disease, esp changes occurring in tissues or organs
3. any variant or deviant condition from normal
pa•thol•o•gy(pəˈθɒl ə dʒi)
n., pl. -gies.
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.
1. The scientific study of disease and its causes, processes, and effects.
2. The physical changes in the body and its functioning as a result of illness or disease.
1. the branch of medical science that studies the origin, nature, and course of diseases.See also: Disease and Illness
2. the conditions and processes of a disease. — pathologist, n. — pathologic, pathological, adj.
2. the conditions and processes of a disease. — pathologist, n. — pathologic, pathological, adj.
the branch of medicine that specializes in the study of disease. — pathologist, n.See also: Medical Specialties
The branch of medicine that deals with the nature and causes of diseases.
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|Noun||1.||pathology - the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases|
spasm - (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)
strangulation - (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid; "strangulation of the intestine"
jactation, jactitation - (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness
nebula - (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea
plaque - (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body
excrescence - (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body
medical science - the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease
palaeopathology, paleopathology - the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)
shock - (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor; "loss of blood is an important cause of shock"
insufficiency - (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally
growth - (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)
cold gangrene, dry gangrene, mumification necrosis, mummification - (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color
clostridial myonecrosis, emphysematous phlegmon, gangrenous emphysema, gas phlegmon, progressive emphysematous necrosis - (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon
irritation - (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation; "any food produced irritation of the stomach"
amyloid - (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue
incubation - (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear
active - tending to become more severe or wider in scope; "active tuberculosis"
inactive - (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly
functional - involving or affecting function rather than physiology; "functional deafness"
organic - involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs; "an organic disease"
specific - being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides; "quinine is highly specific for malaria"; "a specific remedy"; "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements"
nonspecific - not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides; "nonspecific enteritis"
benign - not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)
malignant - dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)
|2.||pathology - any deviation from a healthy or normal condition|
acidosis - abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
alkalosis - abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues
arthropathy - a pathology or abnormality of a joint
asynergia, asynergy - absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously
asystole, cardiac arrest, cardiopulmonary arrest - absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death
diverticulosis - presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon
flux - excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)
health problem, ill health, unhealthiness - a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain
fluorosis - a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)
gammopathy - a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood
glossolalia - repetitive nonmeaningful speech (especially that associated with a trance state or religious fervor)
angiopathy - any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts
aphagia - loss of the ability to swallow
atherogenesis - the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis
ascites - accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity
azymia - absence of an enzyme
bacteremia, bacteriaemia, bacteriemia - transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood
lipomatosis - pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body
lithiasis - the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ
cartilaginification - abnormal formation of cartilage from other tissues; observed in some Asians
cyst - a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure
adenomyosis, endometriosis - the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea
adhesion - abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen
bronzed diabetes, hemochromatosis, iron overload, iron-storage disease - pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints
macrocytosis - the presence of macrocytes in the blood
fibrosis - development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ
malacia - a state of abnormal softening of tissue
neuropathy - any pathology of the peripheral nerves
myopathy - any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction
osteoporosis - abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women
priapism - condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal
azotaemia, azotemia, uraemia, uremia - accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine
azoturia - excess of urea in the urine
lesion - any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part
lymphadenopathy - chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)
hyperbilirubinemia - abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood
palilalia - a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated
reflux - an abnormal backward flow of body fluids
otorrhea - discharge from the external ear
الباثولوجيا: عِلْم الأمْراض
pathology[pəˈθɒlədʒɪ] N → patología f
pathology[pəˈθɒlədʒi] n → pathologie f
pathology[pəˈθɒlədʒɪ] n → patologia
the science of diseases. patologie الباثولوجيا: عِلْم الأمْراض патология patologia patologie die Pathologie patologi; sygdomslære παθολογίαpatología patoloogia آسیب شناسی patologia pathologieפתולוגיה रोग-विज्ञान patologija patológia ilmu penyakit meina-/sjúkdómafræði patologia 病理学 병리학 patologija patoloģija patologi pathologiepatologi patologia پاتالوجي دناروغۍ پيژندنه patologia patologie патология patológia patologija patologija patologi พยาธิวิทยา hastalıklar bilimi, patoloji 病理學 патологія علم الامراض bệnh lý học 病理学paˈthologist noun
patoloog إخْتِصاصي في علِم الأمْراض патолог patologista patolog der Pathologe patolog παθολόγοςpatólogo patoloog آسیب شناس patologi pathologisteפתולוג रोगविज्ञानी patolog kórboncnok ahli patologi meina-/sjúkdómafræðingur patologo 病理学者 병리학자 patologas patologs pakar patologi patholoogpatolog patolog دناروغۍ پيژندونكى patologista patolog патолог patológ patolog patolog patolog นักพยาธิวิทยา patalog 病理學家 патолог ماہر علوم امراض nhà nghiên cứu bệnh học 病理学家ˌpathoˈlogical adjective
patologies مُتَعَلِّق في عِلْم الأمْراض патологичен patológico patologický pathologisch patologisk παθολογικόςpatológico haiguslik وابسته به بیماری یا علت بیماری patologinen pathologiqueפתולוגי रोग विज्ञानीय patološki kóros patologis sjúklegur patologico 病理学の 병리학의 patologinis, patologiškas patoloģisks patologi pathologischpatologisk patologiczny دناروغۍ په پيژند ګلوى پورې مربوط patológico patologic патологический patologický bolezenski patološki patologisk เกี่ยวกับพยาธิวิทยา patalojik 病理學的 патологічний علوم امراض سے متعلق bệnh lý 病理学的ˌpathoˈlogically adverb
patologies بِصورَة مُتَعَلِّقَة بِعِلْم الأمْراض патетично patologicamente patologicky pathologisch patologiskt παθολογικά patológicamente haiguslikult از نظر آسیب شناسی patologisesti pathologiquement בְּצוּרָה פָּתוֹלוֹגִית रोगात्मक रूप से patološki kórosan secara patologis sjúklega patologicamente 病理学上 병적으로 patologiškai patoloģiski penyakit pathologischpatologisk chorobliwie د پتالوژى له نظره patologicamente patologic патологически patologicky bolezensko patološki patologiskt อย่างที่เกี่ยวกับพยาธิวิทยา patalojik olarak 病理學地 патологічно علم الامراض کے مطابق một cách bệnh hoạn 病理学地
n. patología, ciencia que estudia la naturaleza y causa de las enfermedades.