Meaning of pathology

pa•thol•o•gy

Pronunciation: (pu-thol'u-jē), [key]
— pl. -gies.
  1. the science or the study of the origin, nature, and course of diseases.
  2. the conditions and processes of a disease.
  3. any deviation from a healthy, normal, or efficient condition.
Random House Unabridged Dictionary, Copyright © 1997, by Random House, Inc., on Infoplease.
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