comparative pathology


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comparative pathology

[kəm′par·əd·iv pə′thäl·ə·jē]
(medicine)
Investigation and comparison of disease in various animals, including humans, to arrive at resemblances and differences which may clarify disease as a phenomenon of nature.
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From the Laboratory of Wildlife Comparative Pathology, Department of Pathology, School of Veterinary Medicine and Animal Science, University of Sao Paulo, Avenida Orlando Marques de Paiva, 87, Cidade Universitaria, Sao Paulo, SP, Brazil, 05508-270 (Carvalho, Catao-Dias); Adolfo Lutz Institute, Centre of Pathology, Department of Pathological Anatomy, Avenida Dr.
He was a professor of comparative pathology at Durham University and a physician at the Royal Victoria Infirmary in Newcastle and lived in Saville Place in Newcastle.
A color atlas of comparative pathology of pulmonary tuberculosis.

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