MOR 366 - Funeral Pathology - Lesson 1.1

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Pathology

The science that deals with the study of disease.y disease.

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Autopsy (Postmortem examination)

A postmortem examination of the organs and tissues of a body to determine cause of death or pathological condition.

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Pathological anatomy

The study of structural changes in the body caused by disease.

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Microscopic pathology (Histopathology)

Study of microscopic changes that cells, tissues, and organs undergo as a result of disease.

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Clinical pathology

Pathology that uses clinical analysis and other laboratory procedures in the diagnosis and treatment of disease.

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General pathology

The study of the widespread processes of disease such as inflammation, degeneration, necrosis or premature cellular death, repair, etc. without reference to particular organs or organ systems.

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Gross Pathology

The study of changes in structure of the body that are readily seen with the unaided eye as a result of disease.

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Medico-legal pathology (Forensic pathology)

The study of disease to ascertain cause and manner of death.

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Physiological pathology

The study of the functional changes in a body as a result of disease..

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Special pathology

Deals with the special features of disease in relation to particular organs or organ systems.