- the branch of medicine concerned with the cause, origin, and nature of disease, including the changes occurring as a result of disease
- the manifestations of disease, esp changes occurring in tissues or organs
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pa•thol•o•gy /pəˈθɑlədʒi/USA pronunciation n., pl. -gies.WordReference Random House Unabridged Dictionary of American English © 2017
pa•thol•o•gist, n. [countable]See -path-.
pa•thol•o•gy (pə thol′ə jē),USA pronunciation n., pl. -gies.
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pathology /pəˈθɒlədʒɪ/ n ( pl -gies)
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