surgical pathology


A field in anatomical pathology concerned with examination of surgical specimens of tissues removed from living patients for the purpose of diagnosis of disease and guidance in the care of patients.

Nearby words

  1. surgical boot,
  2. surgical diathermy,
  3. surgical emphysema,
  4. surgical microscope,
  5. surgical needle,
  6. surgical prosthesis,
  7. surgical spirit,
  8. surgical splint,
  9. surgically,
  10. surgicenter

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