micropathology

[ mahy-kroh-puh-thol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌmaɪ kroʊ pəˈθɒl ə dʒi /

noun

the branch of pathology dealing with the microscopic study of changes that occur in tissues and cells during disease.

Nearby words

  1. microorganism,
  2. microorganisms,
  3. micropalaeontology,
  4. micropaleontology,
  5. microparasite,
  6. micropayment,
  7. micropenis,
  8. microphage,
  9. microphagous,
  10. microphakia

Origin of micropathology


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Medicine definitions for micropathology

micropathology

[ mī′krō-pă-thŏlə-jē ]

n.

The microscopic study of disease changes.

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