pathologic diagnosis

path·o·log·ic di·ag·no·sis

a diagnosis, sometimes postmortem, made from an anatomic or histologic study of the lesions present.

pathologic diagnosis,

a diagnosis arrived at by an examination of the substance and function of the tissues of the body, especially of the abnormal developmental changes in the tissues by histologic techniques of tissue examination.

path·o·log·ic di·ag·no·sis

(pathŏ-lojik dīag-nōsis)
Determination of disease, sometimes postmortem, made from an anatomic or histologic study of the lesions present.
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Skelsey said, the goals are, first and foremost, to optimize the pathologic diagnosis.
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