molecular pathology

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mo·lec·u·lar pa·thol·o·gy

the study of biochemical and biophysical cellular mechanisms as the basic factors in disease.
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molecular pathology

1. The study of the pathological effects of specific molecules.
2. The identification of specific proteins in body fluids or tissue samples as a means of diagnosing specific diseases, e.g., the cancers that release those proteins.
Synonym: molecular diagnostics; nanodiagnostics
See also: pathology
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