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neuropathology

Line breaks: neuro|path¦ol¦ogy
Pronunciation: /ˌnjʊərəʊpəˈθɒlədʒi
 
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Definition of neuropathology in English:

noun

[mass noun]
The branch of medicine concerned with diseases of the nervous system.
Example sentences
  • Cushing believed that a properly trained neurosurgeon must also be a clinical and experimental neuroscientist, and have a good command of clinical neurology, neuropathology, and neurophysiology.
  • The inclusion of photographs of some of the pioneers in neuropathology adds to the historical perspective of general pathology and neuropathology in particular.
  • He was one of the last great figures of the classic period of German neuropathology.

Derivatives

neuropathological

1
adjective
Example sentences
  • These will not only shed light on what HIV does to the brain in naïve patients, but will also show some novel features of neuropathological aspects of HIV, which pre-HAART era in the developed countries missed out on.
  • The clinical and neuropathological features of Kuru include those found in nvCJD, and both diseases involve the lymporeticular system.
  • We postulate that a spectrum of clinical features is related to the intensity and type of injury in babies with inflicted brain injury, reconciling the clinical and neuropathological findings.

neuropathologist

2
noun
Example sentences
  • The unique usefulness of this book/atlas is the inclusion of many real-life case studies, which greatly help neuropathologists as well as clinicians understand the pathogenesis and pathology of peripheral nerve diseases.
  • The eponymous term ‘Hallervorden - Spatz syndrome’ has fallen into disfavor in view of the unethical activities of the German neuropathologists Hallervorden and Spatz during World War II.
  • Tumors of the pituitary gland are not included, and I believe they should have been, since in a number of places neuropathologists are involved in frozen section preparation and final diagnosis of these tumors.

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