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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.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.

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
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

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.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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(5) Professor, Department of Oral Pathology, Faculty of Dental Sciences, Sri Ramachandra Institute of Higher Education & Research (DU), Porur, Chennai, India
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Vast campaigns of communication aimed at teaching the society about common oral pathology and how to prevent it.
(1) Additionally, the majority of the published articles were related to oral medicine and radiology (n=35), followed by oral pathology and microbiology (n=31), oral and maxillofacial surgery (n=24), community dentistry (n=6), periodontics (n=5), pedodontics (n=4), conservative dentistry and endodontics (n=2), and orthodontics (n=1).
Cirillo, "Oral malignant melanoma: a review of the literature," Journal of Oral Pathology and Medicine, vol.
Thus, patients with potentially malignant oral lesions, mostly oral epithelial dysplasia, can quickly be referred to a secondary or tertiary multidisciplinary clinic for evaluation and treatment by specialists in oral and maxillofacial surgery, oral medicine and oral pathology [6-8].