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glossary:pathophysiology

Pathophysiology:

Derangement of function seen in disease; alteration in function as distinguished from structural defects. Deranged function in an individual or an organ that is due to a disease. A pathophysiologic alteration is a change in function as distinguished from a structural defect.

glossary/pathophysiology.txt · Last modified: 2012/10/16 14:40 (external edit)