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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.

sur·gi·cal pa·thol·o·gy

a field in anatomic pathology concerned with examination of tissues removed from living patients for the purpose of diagnosis of disease and guidance in the care of patients.
Farlex Partner Medical Dictionary © Farlex 2012


The hospital-based specialty which renders diagnoses based on tissues removed during various operative interventions and procedures—e.g., endoscopy, biopsy, resections. British histopathologists have trained for over five years as specialist registrars, are on the GMC’s specialist register and are fellows of the Royal College of Pathologists.
Segen's Medical Dictionary. © 2012 Farlex, Inc. All rights reserved.

surgical pathology

The field of pathology dedicated to the analysis of tissues removed during surgery. See Anatomic pathology; Cf Clinical pathology.
McGraw-Hill Concise Dictionary of Modern Medicine. © 2002 by The McGraw-Hill Companies, Inc.

sur·gi·cal path·ol·o·gy

(sŭr'ji-kăl pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
A field in anatomic pathology concerned with examination of tissues removed from living patients for the purpose of diagnosis of disease and guidance in the care of patients.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012

sur·gi·cal path·ol·o·gy

(sŭr'ji-kăl pă-thol'ŏ-jē)
Anatomic pathology concerned with examination of tissues removed from living patients to diagnose disease.
Medical Dictionary for the Dental Professions © Farlex 2012
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Diagnostic surgical pathology: the importance of second opinion in a developing country.
Urologist Self-Referral for Prostate Surgical Pathology Services
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Head and Neck Surgical Pathology. Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Twenty-four-hour TATs for biopsies are down from two to three days with improved clarity and completeness in surgical pathology reports.
Thus, it is fair to say that since 2001 the transformation of medicine in general, and of surgical pathology in particular, has accelerated greatly.
Huguchi, "Identification of a Mislabeled Fixed Specimen by DNA Analysis, The Journal of Surgical Pathology 14(1): 1076-1078, 1990.
Pathologists were added to the group according to a formal "division of labor" plan or skill matrix, in order to fill leadership roles in surgical pathology, microbiology, and hematology, etc.