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pathologist

 [pah-thol´o-jist]
a specialist in some kind of pathology; for specific types, see under the name.

pa·thol·o·gist

(pa-thol'ŏ-jist),
A specialist in pathology; a physician who practices, evaluates, or supervises diagnostic tests, using materials removed from living or dead patients, and functions as a laboratory consultant to clinicians, or who conducts experiments or other investigations to determine the causes or nature of disease changes.

pathologist

A physician trained in evaluating tissues–surgical pathology, cells–cytology and/or lab medicine-clinical pathology, to render a diagnosis Average salary $190 K. See Cytologist/cytopathologist, Dermatopathologist, Forensic pathologist, Hematopathologist, Histopathologist, Immunohematopathologist, Immunopathologist, Neuropathologist, Speech pathologist.

pa·thol·o·gist

(pă-thol'ŏ-jist)
A specialist in pathology; a physician who performs, interprets, or supervises diagnostic tests, using materials removed from living or dead patients, and functions as a laboratory consultant to clinicians, or who conducts experiments or other investigations to determine the causes or nature of disease changes.

Pathologist

A doctor who specializes in the anatomic (structural) and chemical changes that occur with diseases. These doctors function in the laboratory, examining biopsy specimens, and regulating studies performed by the hospital laboratories (blood tests, urine tests, etc). Pathologists also perform autopsies.
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