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English noun: pathology

1. pathology (cognition) the branch of medical science that studies the causes and nature and effects of diseases


Broader (hypernym)medical science


Narrower (hyponym)palaeopathology, paleopathology


Domain category membersactive, amyloid, benign, bleb, blister, bulla, clostridial myonecrosis, cold gangrene, dry gangrene, emphysematous gangrene, emphysematous phlegmon, excrescence, fistular, fistulate, fistulous, functional, gangrenous emphysema, gas gangrene, gas phlegmon, growth, inactive, incubation, indolent, insufficiency, irritable, irritation, jactation, jactitation, latent, malignant, mumification necrosis, mummification, nebula, nonspecific, organic, plaque, progressive emphysematous necrosis, quiescent, shock, spasm, specific, stenosed, stenotic, strangulation, verruca, wart

2. pathology (state) any deviation from a healthy or normal condition


Broader (hypernym)health problem, ill health, unhealthiness


Narrower (hyponym)acidosis, adenomyosis, adhesion, alkalosis, anchylosis, angiopathy, ankylosis, anoxemia, aphagia, arteriectasia, arteriectasis, arthropathy, ascites, asynergia, asynergy, asystole, atelectasis, atherogenesis, autoimmunity, azotaemia, azotemia, azoturia, azymia, bacteremia, bacteriaemia, bacteriemia, bronzed diabetes, cardiac arrest, cardiopulmonary arrest, carotenemia, cartilaginification, coprolalia, cyst, demineralisation, demineralization, disfunction, diverticulosis, dysfunction, endometriosis, fibrosis, fluorosis, flux, gammopathy, gangrene, glossolalia, hemochromatosis, hydronephrosis, hyperbilirubinemia, induration, infarct, infarction, iron overload, iron-storage disease, lesion, lipomatosis, lithiasis, lymphadenopathy, macrocytosis, malacia, mastopathy, mazopathy, myopathy, neuropathy, osteoporosis, otorrhea, palilalia, priapism, pyorrhea, pyorrhoea, reflux, rhinopathy, sarcoidosis, sclerosis, slough, sphacelus, stasis, stenosis, stricture, uraemia, uremia, uropathy, varicosis, viraemia, viremia, volvulus, xanthemia









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