- * * *Derangement of function seen in disease; alteration in function as distinguished from structural defects.
* * *patho·phys·i·ol·o·gy -.fiz-ē-'äl-ə-jē n, pl -gies the physiology of abnormal states specif the functional changes that accompany a particular syndrome or diseasepatho·phys·i·o·log·i·cal -ē-ə-'läj-i-kəl or patho·phys·i·o·log·ic -ik adjpatho·phys·i·ol·o·gist -ē-'äl-ə-jəst n
* * *patho·phys·i·ol·o·gy (path″o-fiz″e-olґə-je) the physiology of disordered function.
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