physiopathology

SYN: pathologic physiology.

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phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy .fiz-ē-ō-pə-'thäl-ə-jē, -pa- n, pl -gies a branch of biology or medicine that combines physiology and pathology esp. in the study of altered bodily function in disease
phys·io·path·o·log·ic -.path-ə-'läj-ik or phys·io·path·o·log·i·cal -i-kəl adj

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phys·io·pa·thol·o·gy (fiz″e-o-pə-tholґə-je) [physio- + pathology] the science of functions in disease, or as modified by disease.

Medical dictionary. 2011.

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