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Definition 1: the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases - [noun denoting cognition]

(pathology is a kind of ...) the science of dealing with the maintenance of health and the prevention and treatment of disease

(... is a kind of pathology ) the study of disease of former times (as inferred from fossil evidence)

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) tending to become more severe or wider in scope

"active tuberculosis"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) not progressing or increasing; or progressing slowly

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (of tumors, e.g.) slow to heal or develop and usually painless

"an indolent ulcer" "leprosy is an indolent infectious disease"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) not presently active

"latent infection" "latent diabetes"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) causing no symptoms

"a quiescent tumor"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) involving or affecting function rather than physiology

"functional deafness"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) sudden constriction of a hollow organ (as a blood vessel)

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) involving or affecting physiology or bodily organs

"an organic disease"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) being or affecting a disease produced by a particular microorganism or condition; used also of stains or dyes used in making microscope slides

"quinine is highly specific for malaria" "a specific remedy" "a specific stain is one having a specific affinity for particular structural elements"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) not caused by a specific agent; used also of staining in making microscope slides

"nonspecific enteritis"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) abnormally constricted body canal or passage

"a stenosed coronary artery"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) abnormally sensitive to a stimulus

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) hollow and tube-shaped like a reed

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) not dangerous to health; not recurrent or progressive (especially of a tumor)

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) a waxy translucent complex protein resembling starch that results from degeneration of tissue

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) constriction of a body part so as to cut off the flow of blood or other fluid

"strangulation of the intestine"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) extremely restless tossing and twitching usually by a person with a severe illness

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) a faint cloudy spot on the cornea

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) a firm abnormal elevated blemish on the skin; caused by a virus

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) a small abnormal patch on or inside the body

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) an elevation of the skin filled with serous fluid

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) an abnormal outgrowth or enlargement of some part of the body

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) bodily collapse or near collapse caused by inadequate oxygen delivery to the cells; characterized by reduced cardiac output and rapid heartbeat and circulatory insufficiency and pallor

"loss of blood is an important cause of shock"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) inability of a bodily part or organ to function normally

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) an abnormal proliferation of tissue (as in a tumor)

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) gangrene that develops in the presence of arterial obstruction and is characterized by dryness of the dead tissue and a dark brown color

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) a deadly form of gangrene usually caused by clostridium bacteria that produce toxins that cause tissue death; can be used as a bioweapon

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) (pathology) abnormal sensitivity to stimulation

"any food produced irritation of the stomach"

(pathology is the domain which ... is member of) dangerous to health; characterized by progressive and uncontrolled growth (especially of a tumor)

Definition 2: any deviation from a healthy or normal condition - [noun denoting state]

(pathology is a kind of ...) a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal twisting of the intestines (usually in the area of the ileum or sigmoid colon) resulting in intestinal obstruction

(... is a kind of pathology ) a pathological condition in which a word is rapidly and involuntarily repeated

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormally high amounts of bile pigment (bilirubin) in the blood

(... is a kind of pathology ) necrotic tissue; a mortified or gangrenous part or mass

(... is a kind of pathology ) chronic abnormal enlargement of the lymph nodes (usually associated with disease)

(... is a kind of pathology ) any localized abnormal structural change in a bodily part

(... is a kind of pathology ) excess of urea in the urine

(... is a kind of pathology ) accumulation in the blood of nitrogenous waste products (urea) that are usually excreted in the urine

(... is a kind of pathology ) discharge of pus

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal loss of mineral salts (especially from bone)

(... is a kind of pathology ) condition in which the penis is continually erect; usually painful and seldom with sexual arousal

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal loss of bony tissue resulting in fragile porous bones attributable to a lack of calcium; most common in postmenopausal women

(... is a kind of pathology ) any pathology of the muscles that is not attributable to nerve dysfunction

(... is a kind of pathology ) any pathology of the peripheral nerves

(... is a kind of pathology ) an abnormal backward flow of body fluids

(... is a kind of pathology ) discharge from the external ear

(... is a kind of pathology ) the presence of a virus in the blood stream

"viremia spread the smallpox virus to the internal organs"

(... is a kind of pathology ) pathological condition of being varicose or having varicose veins

(... is a kind of pathology ) any pathology of the urinary tract

(... is a kind of pathology ) an abnormal state in which the normal flow of a liquid (such as blood) is slowed or stopped

(... is a kind of pathology ) excess carotene in the blood stream; can cause the skin to turn a pale yellow or red color

(... is a kind of pathology ) a chronic disease of unknown cause marked by the formation of nodules in the lungs and liver and lymph glands and salivary glands

(... is a kind of pathology ) (medicine) any disturbance in the functioning of an organ or body part or a disturbance in the functioning of a social group

"erectile dysfunction" "sexual relationship dysfunction"

(... is a kind of pathology ) production of antibodies against the tissues of your own body; produces autoimmune disease or hypersensitivity reactions

(... is a kind of pathology ) an uncontrollable use of obscene language; often accompanied by mental disorders

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormally low oxygen content in arterial blood

(... is a kind of pathology ) collapse of an expanded lung (especially in infants); also failure of pulmonary alveoli to expand at birth

(... is a kind of pathology ) accumulation of urine in the kidney because of an obstruction in the ureter

(... is a kind of pathology ) any disease or malformation of the nose

(... is a kind of pathology ) any pathology of the breast

(... is a kind of pathology ) a state of abnormal softening of tissue

(... is a kind of pathology ) development of excess fibrous connective tissue in an organ

(... is a kind of pathology ) loss of the ability to swallow

(... is a kind of pathology ) any disease of the blood vessels or lymph ducts

(... is a kind of pathology ) repetitive nonmeaningful speech (especially that associated with a trance state or religious fervor)

(... is a kind of pathology ) a disturbance in the synthesis of immunoglobulins; proteins having antibody activity increase greatly in the blood

(... is a kind of pathology ) a pathological condition resulting from an excessive intake of fluorine (usually from drinking water)

(... is a kind of pathology ) excessive discharge of liquid from a cavity or organ (as in watery diarrhea)

(... is a kind of pathology ) presence of multiple diverticula in the walls of the colon

(... is a kind of pathology ) absence of systole; failure of the ventricles of the heart to contract (usually caused by ventricular fibrillation) with consequent absence of the heart beat leading to oxygen lack and eventually to death

(... is a kind of pathology ) absence of coordination of organs or body parts that usually work together harmoniously

(... is a kind of pathology ) a pathology or abnormality of a joint

(... is a kind of pathology ) an abnormal distension of an artery

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal adhesion and rigidity of the bones of a joint

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormally high alkalinity (low hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal narrowing of a bodily canal or passageway

(... is a kind of pathology ) the formation of atheromas on the walls of the arteries as in atherosclerosis

(... is a kind of pathology ) the presence of macrocytes in the blood

(... is a kind of pathology ) localized necrosis resulting from obstruction of the blood supply

(... is a kind of pathology ) pathology in which iron accumulates in the tissues; characterized by bronzed skin and enlarged liver and diabetes mellitus and abnormalities of the pancreas and the joints

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal union of bodily tissues; most common in the abdomen

(... is a kind of pathology ) the presence of endometrium elsewhere than in the lining of the uterus; causes premenstrual pain and dysmenorrhea

(... is a kind of pathology ) a closed sac that develops abnormally in some body structure

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormal formation of cartilage from other tissues; observed in some Asians

(... is a kind of pathology ) the formation of stones (calculi) in an internal organ

(... is a kind of pathology ) pathology in which fat accumulates in lipomas in the body

(... is a kind of pathology ) any pathological hardening or thickening of tissue

(... is a kind of pathology ) transient presence of bacteria (or other microorganisms) in the blood

(... is a kind of pathology ) absence of an enzyme

(... is a kind of pathology ) accumulation of serous fluid in peritoneal cavity

(... is a kind of pathology ) abnormally high acidity (excess hydrogen-ion concentration) of the blood and other body tissues

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