Flashcards in Terms - Functional Deck (18):
the study of the nature and mechanisms of disease.
the study of the causes of disease.
the mode of origin or development of a disease
the foretelling of the probable course and outcome of a disease.
brief summary of the nature of a disease.
a diagnosis made from a study of the signs and symptoms of a disease.
the determination of which two or more diseases with similar symptoms is the one from which the patient is suffering.
the diagnosis made by a chemical, microscopic, bacteriologic, or biopsy study of secretions, discharges, blood or tissue.
a diagnosis made from a study of a lesion present based on gross findings, microscopic findings, case history and other aids.
a diagnosis made by means of physical measures such as auscultation, percussion, palpation and inspection.
the subspecialty of pathology that pertains to the gross and microscopic study of organs and tissues removed for biopsy or during postmortem examination (autopsy) and also the interpretation of the results of the study.
the subspecialty of pathology that deals with the theoretical and technical aspects (i.e. methods and procedures) of chemistry, bacteriology, virology, microbiology, parasitology, hematology, and so on, as they pertain to the diagnosis of disease and the care of patients, as well as the prevention of disease and welfare of the community.
the specialty of dentistry concerned with the gross and microscopic nature of diseases of the teeth, jaws and surrounding areas, and tissues lining the oral cavity.
any tissue or organ removed from the body by a surgical procedure or at autopsy.
a portion of tissue that has undergone processes of fixation and staining and which has been cut into micro
a portion of tissue that has been frozen and cut into micro
any tissue or organ removed from the body by a surgical procedure.