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pathology

 [pah-thol´o-je]
1. the branch of medicine treating of the essential nature of disease, especially of the changes in body tissues and organs that cause or are caused by disease.
2. the structural and functional manifestations of a disease. adj., adj patholog´ic, patholog´ical.
clinical pathology pathology applied to the solution of clinical problems, especially the use of laboratory methods in clinical diagnosis.
comparative pathology that which considers human disease processes in comparison with those of other animals.
experimental pathology the study of artificially induced pathologic processes.
oral pathology that which treats of conditions causing or resulting from morbid anatomic or functional changes in the structures of the mouth.
speech pathology (speech-language pathology) a field of the health sciences dealing with the evaluation of speech, language, and voice disorders and the rehabilitation of patients with such disorders not amenable to medical or surgical treatment. See also speech-language pathologist.
surgical pathology the pathology of disease processes that are surgically accessible for diagnosis or treatment.

or·al pa·thol·o·gy

the branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical, gross, and microscopic aspects of oral and paraoral disease, including oral soft tissues, the teeth, jaws, and salivary glands.
Synonym(s): dental pathology

oral pathology

the branch of pathology that deals with the structural and functional changes in cells, tissues, and organs of the oral cavity that cause or are caused by disease.

or·al pa·thol·o·gy

(ōr'ăl pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
The branch of dentistry concerned with the etiology, pathogenesis, and clinical, gross, and microscopic aspects of oral and paraoral disease, including oral soft tissues, the teeth, jaws, and salivary glands.

or·al pa·thol·o·gy

(ōr'ăl pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
Branch of dental science dealing wih study, diagnosis, and causes of oral disease and the changes they produce.
Synonym(s): dental pathology.

pathology

1. the branch of veterinary science treating of the essential nature of disease, especially of the changes in body tissues and organs which cause or are caused by disease.
2. the structural and functional manifestations of a disease.

clinical pathology
see clinical pathology.
comparative pathology
that which considers human disease processes in comparison with those of the lower animals.
experimental pathology
the study of artificially induced pathological processes.
oral pathology
that which treats of conditions causing or resulting from morbid anatomical or functional changes in the structures of the mouth.
surgical pathology
the pathology of disease processes that are surgically accessible for diagnosis or treatment.
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Respondents rated their level of agreement to a series of statements regarding their perceptions of whether current instruction in general and/or oral pathology has adequately prepared their students for particular dental hygiene services.
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This study retrospectively analyzed oral pathology archives from the School of Dentistry at the Federal University of Rio Grande do Sul (UFRGS), Porto Alegre, southern Brazil.
Pediatric Dentistry Department, Medical University of Warsaw, * Department of Oral Pathology and *** Department of Metabolic Diseases, Endocrinology and Diabetes, *** Department of Pathology, The Children's Memorial Health Institute, Warsaw, Poland
From the Department of Oral Pathology, School and Hospital of Stomatology, Peking University, Beijing, China.
Professor Saman Warnakulasuriya, professor of oral medicine and experimental oral pathology at Guy's, King's & St Thomas' Dental Institute in London, said, 'Since the early Seventies there have been public health campaigns and a great deal of media coverage focusing on the early detection of cervical cancer through regular screening and addressing high risk groups through primary care.
Professor Warnakulasuriya, who is Professor of Oral Medicine and Experimental Oral Pathology at Guy's, King's & St Thomas' Dental Institute in London, has called for increased public and professional education.
Contributing authors include not only otolaryngologists, but also experts from the fields of oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine, head and neck pathology, oral pathology, radiation oncology, medical oncology, law, and others.
Patients may wish to reduce or eliminate their denture use during cancer treatment or at the first sign of oral pathology.
Segun la Americam Academy of Oral Pathology se define como quiste a la lesion que consiste en un saco o espacio anormal (ya sea de tejidos blandos o duros de la boca), que contiene una sustancia liquida o semisolida, que esta limitada por un epitelio y encerrada en una capsula de tejido conectivo (1,3).