[ path-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌpæθ oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi /
the physiology of abnormal or diseased organisms or their parts; the functional changes associated with a disease or syndrome.
Words nearby pathophysiology
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Medicine definitions for pathophysiology
[ păth′ō-fĭz′ē-ŏl′ə-jē ]
The functional changes associated with or resulting from disease or injury.
The study of such changes.physiopathology
Other words from pathophysiologypath′o•phys′i•o•log′ic (-ə-lŏj′ĭk) null adj.path′o•phys′i•ol′o•gist n.
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