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what is pathology

it is the scientific study of disease

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what is disease

it is an abnormality of the body that causes loss of normal health

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what are the subspecialty within clinical pathology?

immunology, microbiology, chemical pathology, cellular pathology, genetic cytogenetics, haematology,

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Ana - ?

absence/without

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Dys - ?

Disordered

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hyper - ?

excess over normal

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hypo - ?

deficiency below normal

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meta - ?

change from one state to another

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- itis ?

inflammation

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- oma ?

tumor

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- osis

state or conditions (like a process ongoing)

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- oid

bearing resemblance to

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- penia

lack of

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- cytosis

increased number of cells

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- ectasis

dilation

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-plasia

disorder of growth

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-opathy

abnormal state lacking specific characteristics