The physiological processes associated with disease or injury.
Pathophysiology is a convergence of pathology with physiology. Pathology is the medical discipline that describes conditions typically observed during a disease state, whereas physiology is the biological discipline that describes processes or mechanisms operating within an organism. Pathology describes the abnormal or undesired condition, whereupon pathophysiology seeks to explain the physiological processes or mechanisms whereby such condition develops and progresses. Pathophysiology can also mean the functional changes associated with or resulting from disease or injury.
The numerical value of pathophysiology in Chaldean Numerology is: 1
The numerical value of pathophysiology in Pythagorean Numerology is: 4
Images & Illustrations of pathophysiology
Translations for pathophysiology
From our Multilingual Translation Dictionary
Get even more translations for pathophysiology »
Find a translation for the pathophysiology definition in other languages:
Select another language:
Discuss these pathophysiology definitions with the community:
Word of the Day
Would you like us to send you a FREE new word definition delivered to your inbox daily?
Use the citation below to add this definition to your bibliography:
"pathophysiology." Definitions.net. STANDS4 LLC, 2017. Web. 23 May 2017. <http://www.definitions.net/definition/pathophysiology>.