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From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Dictionary 英漢字典

 pa·thol·o·gy /-ʤi/

From: DICT.TW English-Chinese Medical Dictionary 英漢醫學字典

 pa·thol·o·gy /-ʤɪ/ 名詞

From: Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary (1913)

 pa·thol·o·gy n.; pl. pathologies
 1. Med. The science which treats of diseases, their nature, causes, progress, symptoms, etc.
 Note:Pathology is general or special, according as it treats of disease or morbid processes in general, or of particular diseases; it is also subdivided into internal and external, or medical and surgical pathology. Its departments are nosology, ætiology, morbid anatomy, symptomatology, and therapeutics, which treat respectively of the classification, causation, organic changes, symptoms, and cure of diseases.
 2. Med. The condition of an organ, tissue, or fluid produced by disease.
 Celluar pathology, a theory that gives prominence to the vital action of cells in the healthy and diseased functions of the body.

From: WordNet (r) 2.0

      n 1: the branch of medical science that studies the causes and
           nature and effects of diseases
      2: any deviation from a healthy or normal condition