What is Pathology?

“Pathology is the medical disciple that provides diagnostic information to patients and clinicians. It impacts nearly all aspects of patient care, from diagnosing cancer to managing chronic diseases through accurate laboratory testing.”  According to the College of American Pathologists.



pa·​thol·​o·​gy | \ pə-ˈthä-lə-jē

plural – pathologies

Definition of pathology

the study of the essential nature of diseases and especially of the structural and functional changes produced by them