path·o·no·mi·a, pathonomy (path'ō-nō'mē-ă, pă-thon'ō-mē),
The science of the laws of morbid changes.
[patho- + G. nomos, law]
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pathonomyAn obsolete term for the formal study of the laws of disease processes, a science that, given its imprecise boundaries, probably corresponds to physiopathology.
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