pathologic process


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Noun1.pathologic process - an organic process occurring as a consequence of disease
feminisation, feminization - the process of becoming feminized; the development of female characteristics (loss of facial hair or breast enlargement) in a male because of hormonal disorders or castration
infection - (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease
metastasis - the spreading of a disease (especially cancer) to another part of the body
neoplasia - the pathological process that results in the formation and growth of a tumor
biological process, organic process - a process occurring in living organisms
pathogenesis - the origination and development of a disease
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The pathologic process is considered as consequences of immunological dysfunction, which involves an intimate crosstalk between the innate and the adaptive immune systems.
7) The pathologic process of bronchiectasis in IBD may be nonspecific with mixed inflammatory infiltrate and epithelial ulcerations.
Avascular necrosis (AVN), actually suggesting "bone death", is a pathologic process that results from disruption of blood supply to the bone.
The pathologic process of metaplastic ossification has been postulated to involve osteoblast progenitors, which may arise from (1) differentiation of pluripotential cells that are already present in the stroma of nasal polyp or (2) dedifferentiation of mesenchymal cells.
Understanding the etiology and pathogenesis of traumatic heterotopic ossification will enable veterinarians to treat the pathologic process more effectively when it occurs.
Extraspinal sciatic neuropathy due to compressive pathologic process, such as piriformis syndrome or endometriosis in pelvic or extrapelvic region, was suspected.
Delayed union of a fracture should raise the possibility of an underlying pathologic process.
The base of horn will display the characteristic feature of the pathologic process responsible for the development of the horn (8,9.
Normal anatomy and variants, diagnostic considerations, and pathologic process pearls are included with information for each tomographic section.
In conclusion, once the pathologic process of preterm labor begins, progesterone is no longer effective," he said.
Much has been learned from statin therapy, but many questions still remain in regard to the pathologic process by which the plaque progresses to cause an acute event, and how to prevent it.
For a direct virus-mediated pathologic process, this hypothesis may be understandable, given the lower prevalence of preexisting (and therefore potentially partially protective) cross-reactive immunity for this novel virus (8-10).