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pathology
used in The Magic Mountain

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Definition
the study of disease by studying cells and tissues under a microscope; or a disease
  • So much for pathology, the study of disease, with an emphasis on bodily pain, which at the same time was an emphasis on the body, an emphasis on its pleasures—disease was life's lascivious form.
    5.7 - Research (95% in)
  • It was very difficult to get away from her, because she displayed an almost pathological fear of a conversation's drawing to a close; and as soon as the young men assumed an air of wanting to move on, she would cling to them with hasty words and looks and a desperate little smile, until they took pity on her and stood there a while longer.
    4.3 - He Tries Out His Conversational French (43% in)
  • This is the purpose oi our Sociological Pathology, an encyclopedia of some twenty or so volumes that will list and discuss all conceivable instances of human suffering, from the most personal and intimate to the large-scale conflicts of groups that arise out of class hostility and international strife.
    5.5 - Encyclopedia (66% in)
  • He learned pathological anatomy from a volume he was now holding to one side to catch the reddish glow of his table lamp; the text, with a series of illustrations, discussed parasitic cell fusion and infectious tumors.
    5.7 - Research (91% in)
  • The external form of this contamination was a rapid growth of tissue, a tumor, pathologically speaking, which was the cells' reaction to the stimulus of bacilli having taken up residence among them.
    5.7 - Research (94% in)
  • The first step toward evil, toward lust and death, was doubtless taken when, as the result of a tickle by some unknown incursion, spirit increased in density for the first time, creating a pathologically rank growth of tissue that formed, half in pleasure, half in defense, as the prelude to matter, the transition from the immaterial to the material.
    5.7 - Research (97% in)
  • As an idealist of the pathological, if not to say a pathological idealist, such a man will see himself at the starting point of a sequence of thought that very quickly flows into the problem of being-in-general—that is to say, into the problem of the relationship between mind and matter.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (4% in)
  • As an idealist of the pathological, if not to say a pathological idealist, such a man will see himself at the starting point of a sequence of thought that very quickly flows into the problem of being-in-general—that is to say, into the problem of the relationship between mind and matter.
    7.8 - Highly Questionable (4% in)
  • Sonnenschein, like Wiedemann a businessman born and bred, was also seriously ill and almost pathologically sensitive.
    7.9 - The Great Petulance (12% in)
  • His contribution to Sociological Pathology, a lexicon of all the works of literature with human suffering for their theme, had come to a standstill, had stagnated, and the league waited in vain for that particular volume of their encyclopedia.
    7.10 - The Thunderbolt (36% in)

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