Definition of Pathophysiology

1. Noun. (pathology) The physiological processes associated with disease or injury. ¹



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Definition of Pathophysiology

1. [n -GIES]

Medical Definition of Pathophysiology

1. Derangement of function seen in disease; alteration in function as distinguished from structural defects. (05 Mar 2000)

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Pathophysiology

pathomechanism
pathometric
pathometry
pathomimesis
pathomimicry
pathomiosis
pathomolecular
pathomorphism
pathonomy
pathophobia
pathophobias
pathophysiologic
pathophysiological
pathophysiologically
pathophysiologies
pathophysiology (current term)
pathopoeia
pathopoeic
pathopoiesis
pathos
pathoses
pathosis
pathotropism
pathovar
pathovars
paths
pathway
pathways
pathwidth
pathwise

Literary usage of Pathophysiology

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1. Preventing Tobacco Use Among Young People: A Report of the Surgeon General by M. Joycelyn Elders (1997)
"pathophysiology of Nicotine Dependence The pathophysiology of drug dependence and the clinical course of nicotine and other drug dependencies have been ..."

2. Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: State of the Science, Best Practicesby Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper by Peter S. Jensen, James R. Cooper (2002)
"Although a long-standing debate regarding the etiology and pathophysiology of the disorder has been largely sidestepped by taking a purely descriptive ..."

3. Catalyzing Inquiry at the Interface of Computing and Biology by John C. Wooley, Herbert Lin (2005)
"... of SNPs in Human pathophysiology of Red Blood Cells The completion of the Human Genome Project has led to the construction of single nucleotide ..."

4. Reducing the Health Consequences of Smoking: 25 Years of Progress: A Report by DIANE Publishing Company, C. Everett Koop, M.D. (1995)
"This Section provides an overview of the evidence on COPD that has accumulated since the 1964 Report in the areas of pathogenesis, pathophysiology, ..."

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