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anatomic pathology
The study of the effects of disease on the structures of the body.
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anatomic pathology (s) (noun), anatomic pathologies (pl)
1. A medical specialty that is concerned with the diagnosis of diseases that are based on the normally visible, microscopic, and molecular examination of organs, tissues, and whole bodies: An anatomic pathology is an autopsy that is done after a person's death.
2. The anatomical study of changes in the function, structure, or appearance of organs, or tissues, including postmortem examinations and the study of biopsy specimens.