- 1Of or relating to pathology: the interpretation of pathological studiesMore example sentences
- 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 dementiaMore example sentences
- 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.
- 1.2 • informal Compulsive; obsessive: a pathological gamblerMore example sentences
- 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.
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- In contrast to chronic obstructive pulmonary disease, which is defined in physiologic terms, emphysema is defined pathologically.
- If so, asthma could become COPD not only functionally but also pathologically.
- A limitation of our study is the fact that only 10 of the 16 pathologically malignant lymph nodes had evidence of hTERT.