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pathology

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Definition the study of disease by studying cells and tissues under a microscope; or a disease
  • The Environmental Protection Agency Administrator has degrees in biology and pathology.
pathology = the study of disease
  • Such a logical solution may not survive the pathology of special interest politics.
  • She enjoys working in the pathology lab.
  • Agatha, having finished her book by dint of extensive skipping, proceeded to study pathology from a volume of clinical lectures.
    Shaw, George Bernard  --  An Unsocial Socialist
  • Darren, this is Jimmy Ovo, an old friend and the world's finest pathologist.
    Darren Shan  --  A Vampire's Assistant
  • pathologist = a doctor who specializes in the study of disease by studying cells and tissues under a microscope
  • Digressions, objections, delight in mockery, carefree mistrust are signs of health; everything unconditional belongs in pathology.
    Friedrich Nietzsche
  • He told Dr. Edwards, "That Chink knows more about the pathology of cerebral hemorrhage than I do, and I bet as much as you do.
    John Steinbeck  --  East of Eden
  • I've been studying your planet a long time—the most amazing pathologies in tile explored complex.
    Robert A. Heinlein  --  Glory Road
  • He would enter the radiology department or walk to the pathology department, look around for an old fellow student, and put the question to him.
    Alaa Al Aswany  --  The Kitchen Boy
  • Tattered curtains hung in the classrooms where Deo had received lectures on basic physiology, pathology, pharmacology.
    Tracy Kidder  --  Strength in What Remains
  • Kathleen Enstice, a forensic pathologist who worked for the state, was summoned to exhume the infant's body.
    Bryan Stevenson  --  Just Mercy
  • Lourdes is convinced it is something pathological, something her daughter inherited from her Abuela Celia.
    Christina Garcia  --  Dreaming in Cuban
  • He wanted to keep the proceedings as clean as possible, but Oriental Pathology, his favourite theme, lay around him, and he could not resist it.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • I read the pathologist's report.
    Stieg Larsson  --  The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
  • Anyhow, I hope I have not given you the idea that Edward Ashburnham was a pathological case.
    Ford Madox Ford  --  The Good Soldier
  • "I specialize in the pathology and therapeutics of the blood," he said.
    David Guterson  --  Snow Falling on Cedars
  • "We didn't even have time to put him on ice," the pathologist said, examining the pustules covering the man's body with a simple magnifying glass.
    John Ringo  --  Live Free or Die
  • I don't send it to pathology for the simple reason that we don't have a pathologist.
    Abraham Verghese  --  Cutting for Stone
  • And yet what Jimmy had felt for her was beyond normal love; it was passion-a passion that was in part pathological.
    Truman Capote  --  In Cold Blood
  • The neighbors found out about Gussie and discussed his pathological state in hushed whispers.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn

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