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pa·thol·o·gy

 (pă-thŏl′ə-jē)
n. pl. pa·thol·o·gies
1. The scientific study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences. Also called pathobiology.
2. The anatomic or functional manifestations of a disease: the pathology of cancer.
3. A departure or deviation from a normal condition: "Neighborhoods plagued by a self-perpetuating pathology of joblessness, welfare dependency, crime" (Time).

pa·thol′o·gist n.

pathologist

Specialist in the structural and functional changes caused by disease.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pathologist - a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosispathologist - a doctor who specializes in medical diagnosis
aetiologist, etiologist - a specialist in the etiology of diseases
medical specialist, specialist - practices one branch of medicine
Translations
إخْتِصاصي في علِم الأمْراض
patolog
patolog
kórboncnok
meina-/sjúkdómafræîingur
patológ
patalog

pathologist

[pəˈθɒlədʒɪst] Npatólogo/a m/f

pathologist

[pəˈθɒlədʒɪst] npathologiste m/f

pathologist

nPathologe m, → Pathologin f

pathologist

[pəˈθɒlədʒɪst] npatologo/a

pathology

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

pa·thol·o·gist

n. patólogo, especialista en patología.

pathologist

n patólogo -ga mf, médico -ca mf que estudia tejidos y líquidos corporales con fines diagnósticos; anatomic — anatomopatólogo -ga mf; speech language — (form), speech — logopeda mf (form), fonoaudiólogo -ga mf, terapeuta mf del lenguaje
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The local hospital pathologist, or even a pathologist assistant, will be the individual onsite who performs the technical preparation of the frozen section slide.
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4) Pathologist payment must play a critical role in pathologists' advocating for our patients and our profession; indeed, "it is an ethical obligation of current pathologists to ensure the continuation not just of pathology, but of excellence in pathology.
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They often stay behind the scenes and rarely interact with patients, so the role of the pathologist might be a mystery to the average person.
The post mortem will be carried out by state pathologist Aggeliki Papeta.
She elaborates: "Today's pathologist manages the diagnostic process and helps clinicians ask the right questions.