Definición de pathological en inglés:

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Pronunciación: /ˌpaTHəˈläjək(ə)l/
(also pathologic)


1Relating to pathology: the interpretation of pathological studies
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  • More detailed prospective clinical and pathologic studies may assist in clarifying the etiology and pathogenesis of these disorders.
  • The clinical and pathologic findings of this study are summarized in the Table.
  • Studies looking at pathological or brain imaging data would be needed to address these possibilities.
1.1Involving, caused by, or of the nature of a physical or mental disease: pathological changes associated with senile dementia
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  • Chronic wounds may result from pathologic disease processes.
  • We can see that the Egyptians recognized the connection between food and the cause of certain pathological diseases.
  • Careful inspection of the bones revealed distinct pathologic abnormalities.
morbid, diseased
1.2 informal Compulsive; obsessive: a pathological gambler
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  • But, most people with a pathological obsession with ‘race’ are not in asylums, so we must address them as a component of our everyday lives.
  • It was an obsession bordering on the pathological.
  • Psychologists and social workers define pathological gamblers as those whose gambling is persistent and out of control.
compulsive, obsessive, inveterate, habitual, persistent, chronic, hardened, confirmed

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División en sílabas: path·o·log·i·cal

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