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Pathology is the study of diseases, the mechanism by which diseases affect people, and the structural and functional changes brought on by these diseases on the human body, and the laboratory examination of samples of body tissue for diagnostic or forensic purposes.

Gross pathology of placental disorders
Gross pathology of placental disorders


The word pathology derives it's name from pathos which means suffering, experience or disease and logia which means discourse, or study.


Pathology, as a way to study the human body, to understand the disease process has been around for a long time.


Pathology is a broad field that encompases many different branches or fields of study including the following:

Gross pathology of papillary muscle infarction
Gross pathology of papillary muscle infarction

Medical education in pathology

Pathologists are physicians trained in the field of pathology. In the United States, pathologists have to first complete a 4 year medical school followed by a residency in either anatomical pathology, or clinical pathology which is an additional 3-4 years. Pathologists can choose to get additional specialty training in any of the pathological areas of interest which requires additional training.


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