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 (păth′ə-lŏj′ĭ-kəl) also path·o·log·ic (-ĭk)
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.
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Adj.1.pathologic - 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"
2.pathologic - of or relating to the practice of pathology; "pathological laboratory"
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, pathological
a. patológico-a, rel. a o producido por enfermedades.
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