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pathophysiology

[ path-oh-fiz-ee-ol-uh-jee ]
/ ˌpæθ oʊˌfɪz iˈɒl ə dʒi /
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noun Pathology.

the physiology of abnormal or diseased organisms or their parts; the functional changes associated with a disease or syndrome.

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Origin of pathophysiology

First recorded in 1950–55; patho- + physiology

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Medical definitions for pathophysiology

pathophysiology
[ păth′ō-fĭz′ē-ŏlə-jē ]

n.

The functional changes associated with or resulting from disease or injury.
The study of such changes.physiopathology

Other words from pathophysiology

path′o•phys′i•o•logic (-ə-lŏjĭk) null adj.path′o•phys′i•olo•gist n.
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