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Pathology vs. Cytology

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Pathologynoun

(medicine) The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences.

Cytologynoun

(biology) The study of cells.

Pathologynoun

The medical specialty that provides microscopy and other laboratory services (e.g., cytology, histology) to clinicians.

‘The surgeon sent a specimen of the cyst to the pathology department for staining and analysis to determine its histologic subtype.’;

Cytologynoun

Cytopathology.

Pathologynoun

Pathosis: any deviation from a healthy or normal structure or function; abnormality; illness or malformation.

Cytologynoun

the branch of biology that studies the structure and function of cells

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Pathologynoun

The science which treats of diseases, their nature, causes, progress, symptoms, etc.

Cytologynoun

the branches of biology and medicine concerned with the structure and function of plant and animal cells.

Pathologynoun

The condition of an organ, tissue, or fluid produced by disease.

Pathologynoun

the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases

Pathologynoun

any deviation from a healthy or normal condition

Pathologynoun

the science of the causes and effects of diseases, especially the branch of medicine that deals with the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes

‘research people skilled in experimental pathology’;

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Pathologynoun

pathological features considered collectively; the typical behaviour of a disease

‘the pathology of Huntington's disease’;

Pathologynoun

a pathological condition

‘the dominant pathology is multiple sclerosis’;

Pathologynoun

mental, social, or linguistic abnormality or malfunction

‘the city's inability to cope with the pathology of a burgeoning underclass’;

Pathology

Pathology is the study of the causes and effects of disease or injury. The word pathology also refers to the study of disease in general, incorporating a wide range of biology research fields and medical practices.

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