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Word: pathological

Definition: pertaining to disease; N. pathology: study of disease


Sentences Containing 'pathological'

Acquired or pathological mitempfindung is the effect of damage to the central nervous system and only lasts for a short period of time.
Along with a team of other scientists, Brothwell conducted a pathological examination of a Guanche mummy.
Another principal work of his was a treatise on pathological anatomy titled "Traité d’Anatomie Pathologique Générale" (1904).
Audism is the notion that one is superior based on one's ability to hear or to behave in the manner of one who hears, or that life without hearing is futile and miserable, or an attitude based on pathological thinking which results in a negative stigma toward anyone who does not hear.
Clinical Chemistry and Nuclear Medicine, Immunology and Transfusion Medicine, Microbiology, Pathological anatomy, Radiology Adult and Children Psychiatry, Adult Habilitation
Exploiting the naive cop's pathological "hero-worship" complex, Jigsaw and his new psychiatrist girlfriend turn the young man into a new version of the Punisher.
From 1861 to 1879 Dr. Shrady was secretary of the New York Pathological Society, and president of that organization in 1883–84.
He conducted research in almost all fields of morphology, making contributions to the normal and pathological anatomy of the nasal cavity, the anatomy of the facial skeleton, blood vessels, the brain, chromaffin system, et al. He was married to the Galician-Austrian writer, journalist and critic Bert(h)a Szeps.
He presented a series of 32 cases, including autopsies in 29 instances, to correlate the clinical and pathological features.
He was therefore able to correlate sounds captured by his new instruments with specific pathological changes in the chest, in effect pioneering a new non-invasive diagnostic tool.
In 1866 he became "médecin des hôpitaux" in Lyon, and from 1884 to 1908 was chair of pathological anatomy to the Faculté de Médecine.
In 1875 he obtained his doctorate from the University of Zurich, where, as a student, he was an assistant to Karl Joseph Eberth in pathological anatomy.
In 1919, he undertook a pathological study of the then-ongoing influenza pandemic.
In contrast to Charcot, Meige asserted that disturbances of the extrapyramidal system were manifestations of pathological changes outside the pyramidal system.
In order for formula_58 to be single-valued in configuration space, formula_56 has to be analytic and in order for formula_56 to be analytic (excluding the pathological points), the components of the vector matrix, formula_49, have to satisfy the following equation: where formula_66 is a tensor field.
It is located in Amsterdam, Netherlands near the city center in the Old West neighborhood in a building that used to be the Pathological Anatomical Laboratory.
It is vital to systematically explain a gross appearance of a pathological state, for example, a malignant tumor.
It published the journal "Proceedings of the New York Pathological Society" at various times from 1875 until 1955.
Ketoacidosis is a pathological metabolic state marked by extreme and uncontrolled ketosis.
Ó Glacáin was a pioneer in pathological anatomy, with his work predateing that of Giovanni Battista Morgagni (1682–1771) by several decades.
Other scholars claim that, by presenting their perversion as supernatural, or at least pathological, horror films precisely contribute to perpetuating those institutions.
Otto Haab made contributions involving pathological anatomy of the eye, as well as in treatment of eye-related lesions.
Plotinus' attack on Gnosticism is described in order to trace differences between healthy and pathological approaches to ascent.
She made pathological drawings of war injuries for the Royal College of Surgeons.
Since 2008, SMART has permanently settled in the former Pathological Anatomical Laboratory (PAL) in the Old West neighborhood of Amsterdam which is known for its diverse and eclectic ethnic and artistic community.
Some people are born able to control their expressions (such as pathological liars), while others are trained, for example actors.
The Babinski sign can indicate upper motor neuron lesion constituting damage to the corticospinal tract. Occasionally, a pathological plantar reflex is the first and only indication of a serious disease process and a clearly abnormal plantar reflex often prompts detailed neurological investigations, including CT scanning of the brain or MRI of the spine, as well as lumbar puncture for the study of cerebrospinal fluid.
The cause of referred itch in healthy individuals is still not known for certain, but there are a multiple recorded cases of referred itch being triggered by certain pathological stimuli.
The diagnosis can be made on pathological examination.
The following is his prose paraphrase of the first two quatrains in order to better understand Shakespeare’s language: “My love is like a fever; it keeps longing for the thing that strokes it and only makes it worse; it feeds on what makes it sick in order to gratify a volatile, pathological appetite.
The left squamosal in the frill side of the holotype shows a pathological opening, perhaps the result of a wound.
The line integral yields meaningful results if and only if the corresponding (previously derived) Curl-equation is zero for every point in the region of interest (ignoring the pathological points).
The New York Pathological Society is a professional organization for pathologists in New York State.
The prevalence of pathological, dominating hierarchies throughout history has given hierarchy a bad name.
The result was the rise of "Thanatos" (Freud's death drive), and "Phobos" (existential fear), which are the respective pathological versions of "Agape" and "Eros".
The term "disease" is applied because the inherited abnormality causes a pathological condition that can lead to death and severe complications.
There are two types of referred itch: normal and acquired (pathological).
Therefore, Appelbaum concludes that these quatrains “develop the idea of a man who, having contracted a pathological condition, has spun out of control, in the course of which a truth that is not truth at all begins to form in his mind: “desire is death" Next, he examines the idea of the divided self.
Wilber describes vision-logic, a non-dominating, global awareness of holistic hierarchy, in which the pathological dissociations of Nature from Self, interiority from exteriority, and creativity from compassion are transformed into healthy differentiations.
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