noun (patholog, ies)
- (medicine) The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences.
- Any deviation from a healthy or normal condition; abnormality.
Etymology: From Ancient Greek (term, sc=polytonic, , tr=pathos, , suffering, lang=grc) and (term, sc=polytonic, -, tr=-logia, , study of, lang=grc).
- Dutch: pathologie(nl)f
- French: pathologie(fr)f
- German: Pathologie(de)
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