- the branch of pathology dealing with the study of disease and disease processes by means of chemical, microscopic, and serologic examinations.
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- The practice of pathology as it pertains to the care of patients.
- The subspecialty in pathology concerned with the theoretical and technical aspects of laboratory technology that pertain to the diagnosis and prevention of disease.
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