PATHOPHYSIOLOGY

noun. The operational changes which present in someone or an organ as a result of illness or disease, as differentiated from structural changes.

PATHOPHYSIOLOGY: "The pathophysiology of his organ damage can be chalked up primarily to cerosis of the liver."
Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOPHYSIOLOGY," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathophysiology/ (accessed October 15, 2019).
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