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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"Culture and comparison of feline myeloid dendritic cells vs macrophages," Journal of Comparative Pathology 133(2-3): 136-145.
In the comparative pathology of such conditions as hysteria, epilepsy, alcoholism, and madness, he found clues, through metaphoric analogy, to the behavior of supposedly superior decadents, those special people for example who populate the novels of Huysmans, Rachilde and Llanas Aguilaniedo himself.
Journal of Comparative Pathology, v.145, p.20-24, 2011.
Clauss, Bossart); Georgia Veterinary Specialists, 455 Abernathy Road NE, Sandy Springs, GA 30328, USA (Pogue); the Division of Comparative Pathology, Miller School of Medicine, University of Miami, PO Box 016960 (R-46), Miami, FL 33101, USA (Bossart); and the Department of Pathology, University of Georgia, 501 D.
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