pathology etymology

English word pathology comes from Ancient Greek -λογία, Ancient Greek παθητικός, Ancient Greek παθολογία, and later French pathologie (Pathology.)

Detailed word origin of pathology

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-λογία Ancient Greek (grc)
παθητικός Ancient Greek (grc)
παθολογία Ancient Greek (grc)
pathologie French (fra) Pathology.
pathology English (eng) (clinical, _, medicine) The medical specialty that provides microscopy and other laboratory services (e.g., cytology, histology) to clinicians.. (medicine) The branch of medicine concerned with the study of the nature of disease and its causes, processes, development, and consequences.. Pathosis: any deviation from a healthy or normal structure or function; abnormality; illness or malformation.

Words with the same origin as pathology

Descendants of -λογία
biology ecosystem gynecologist pathologist psyche psychological psychology science stem tech techno technological technology
Descendants of παθητικός
pathetic