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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MAVENCLAD selectively and periodically targets lymphocytes thought to be integral to the pathological process of relapsing MS (RMS).
Internal root resorption is a pathological process, initiated within the pulp space and associated with loss of dentine.
This research suggests that magnetite from the environment may be another trigger in a cumulative pathological process in which toxins combine with beta-amyloid--a hallmark protein of AD--to create increasingly higher levels of free radicals and inflammation that destroy more and more neurons," explains Greg Fricchione, MD, director of the Division of Psychiatry and Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital (MGH) and MGH's Benson-Henry Institute for Mind Body Medicine.
Feto-fetal transfusion syndrome is a pathological process unique to diamniotic monochorionic pregnancies.
Apart from physiological resorption in milk teeth there is also a pathological process observed both in primary and permanent dentition [1].
Table 1: Red flags for neck pain (adapted from Non- specific neck pain and evidence-based practice (8)) Red flag Possible pathological process Significant trauma (e.
Thus, all the examined men living in areas of Kyzylorda region have the deviations from the WHO guidelines on physiological characteristics of sperm, which explains the negative impact of toxicants on the processes of spermatogenesis and leads to the development of the pathological process.
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.
Jagust adds that rather than simply offering resistance to the progression of Alzheimer's, mentally challenging activities may actually affect the pathological process of the disease itself.
In 1709, French physician Michel Brisseau demonstrated that glaucoma had a different pathological process from another eye disease - cataracts (a disease resulting in an opaque lens with which it was often confused).