Associations to the word «Pathological»

Wiktionary

PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. (medicine) Pertaining to pathology.
PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. (medicine) Relating to, amounting to, causing, or caused by a physical or mental disorder.
PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. (mathematics) Having properties which are counterintuitive or difficult to handle.
PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. (computer science) Having properties that cause unusually bad behaviour, especially regarding correctness or performance.
PATHOLOGICAL COUPLING, noun. (computing) Synonym of content coupling.
PATHOLOGICAL COUPLINGS, noun. Plural of pathological coupling
PATHOLOGICAL HISTOLOGY, noun. The study of the microscopic structure of living tissue (histology) of diseased tissue (as opposed to normal histology which studies the histology of healthy tissues).

Dictionary definition

PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. Of or relating to the practice of pathology; "pathological laboratory".
PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. Caused by or evidencing a mentally disturbed condition; "a pathological liar"; "a pathological urge to succeed".
PATHOLOGICAL, adjective. Caused by or altered by or manifesting disease or pathology; "diseased tonsils"; "a morbid growth"; "pathologic tissue"; "pathological bodily processes".

Wise words

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