What does the word pathology mean?

Usage examples for pathology

  1. Indeed, he begins like this: " If Pathology be to disease what Physiology is to health, it appears reasonable to conclude that, in any given structure or organ, the laws of the former will be as fixed and significant as those of the latter: and that the peculiar characters of any structure or organ may be as certainly recognized in the phenomena of disease as in the phenomena of health. – The Glands Regulating Personality by Louis Berman, M.D.
  2. The book is as interesting as a novel, without sacrifice of accuracy or system, and is calculated to give an appreciation of the fundamentals of pathology to the lay reader, while forming a useful collection of illustrations of disease for medical reference. – The History of the European Fauna by R. F. Scharff

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