Pathology (disambiguation)

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Pathology (Greek for pathos, suffering) and -logia, study of) is a medical field specializing in the categorization of diseases. Pathological is the adjective form of the term.

Pathology may also refer to:

In science[edit]

  • Anatomic pathology, the study of macro and microscopic abnormalities in tissues
  • Clinical pathology, medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of disease based on the laboratory analysis of bodily fluids, such as blood, urine
  • Pathological (mathematics), any mathematical phenomenon considered atypically bad or counterintuitive
  • Pathological science, a process by which the scientific process is distorted through wishful thinking or subjective bias
  • Phytopathology, the study of abnormalities in plants
  • Psychopathology, any illness of the mind
  • Speech pathology, the area of rehabilitative medicine that treats of speech or swallowing impediments

Arts and works[edit]