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anatomic pathology (s) (noun), anatomic pathologies (pl)
1. A medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of diseases that are based on the normally visible, microscopic, and molecular examination of organs, tissues, and whole bodies: An anatomic pathology is an autopsy that is done after a person's death.
2. The anatomical investigation of changes in the function, structure, or appearance of organs, or tissues, including postmortem examinations and the study of biopsy specimens: Judy was especially interested in the nature of diseases and their causes, so she decided to specialize in anatomic pathology in medical school.
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anatomic pathology (s) (noun), anatomic pathologies (pl)
The study of the effects of disease on the structures of the body: The medical discipline of anatomic pathology is concerned with the identification of a disease based on microscopic, macroscopic, biochemical, immunologic and molecular research and the investigation of organs and tissues.
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