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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.


(ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl) or less commonly


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


(ˌpæθ əˈlɒdʒ ɪ kəl)

also path`o•log′ic,

1. of or pertaining to pathology.
2. caused or affected by disease.
3. characterized by an unhealthy compulsion: a pathological liar.
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"


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[ˌpæθəˈlɒdʒɪkəl] ADJ (lit, fig) → patológico


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


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


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


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


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

pathological, pathologic

adj patológico
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