pathological process

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Noun1.pathological 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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Since the latter seemed like the more likely explanation, Nash and colleagues tested a similar regimen in patients with relapsing-remitting MS, in which autoimmunity is widely believed to be the chief pathological process.
Part of the pathological process involved increased transcription and activity of MMP-1 in fibroblasts and endothelial cells in the area of the skin affected.
MISFITS who have been spouting conspiracy theories about the moon landing over the past week are going through a pathological process of dealing with a subject they simply don't understand.
by measures of approximation to the focus of pathological process.
Moreno said, "Our findings support a neurodevelopmental pathological process in early-onset psychosis with additional brain changes taking place during the first years after illness onset, she said.
Another auto-amputation was described as one of tissue 'decay', denoting a somewhat different pathological process.
Few older people die with brains untouched by a pathological process, however, an individuala[euro](tm)s likelihood of having clinical signs of dementia increases with the number of different disease processes present in the brain, according to a new study.
It appears that a developing immune system exposed to fewer infectious microorganisms through improved standards of hygiene may be more likely to produce [rheumatoid factor] and perhaps begin the pathological process that leads to [rheumatoid arthritis]," reported Dr.
Although few older people die with their brains untouched by a pathological process, a person's likelihood of having clinical signs of dementia increases with the number of different disease processes present in the brain, according to a new study.
In addition, the research examined the effects of the proprietary green tea supplement in lowering body weight and the weight of abdominal fat, as well as inhibiting angiogenesis (a key pathological process in the development of abnormal cells), which is hypothesized to play an important role in development of obesity.
These compounds appear to have an impact on a fundamental pathological process caused by the progressive formation of protein-carbohydrate complexes called Advanced Glycation End-products (A.
Eating microwaved milk and vegetables caused changes in the men's blood that "appear to indicate the initial stage of a pathological process such as occurs at the start of a cancerous condition.