pathologist pa*thol"o*gist, n. [Cf. F. pathologiste.] One skilled in pathology; an investigator in pathology; as, the pathologist of a hospital, whose duty it is to determine the causes of the diseases. [1913 Webster]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English. 2000.

Look at other dictionaries:

  • pathologist — (n.) 1640s, from PATHOLOGY (Cf. pathology) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pathologist — noun ADJECTIVE ▪ consultant (BrE) ▪ forensic, surgical (AmE) ▪ Home Office (in the UK) PATHOLOGIST + VERB ▪ examine sth …   Collocations dictionary

  • pathologist — UK [pəˈθɒlədʒɪst] / US [pəˈθɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms pathologist : singular pathologist plural pathologists a scientist who studies the causes of diseases and how they affect people, especially one who studies the causes of a person… …   English dictionary

  • pathologist — [[t]pəθɒ̱ləʤɪst[/t]] pathologists N COUNT A pathologist is someone who studies or investigates diseases and illnesses, and examines dead bodies in order to find out the cause of death …   English dictionary

  • pathologist — pathology ► NOUN 1) the branch of medicine concerned with the causes and effects of diseases. 2) the typical behaviour of a disease. DERIVATIVES pathologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pathologist — noun Date: 1650 a specialist in pathology; specifically one who interprets and diagnoses the changes caused by disease in tissues and body fluids …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pathologist — See pathology. * * * …   Universalium

  • pathologist — noun An expert in pathology; a specialist who examines samples of body tissues for diagnostic or forensic purpose …   Wiktionary

  • Pathologist — A doctor who identifies diseases by studying cells and tissues under a microscope. * * * A specialist in pathology; a physician who practices, evaluates, or supervises diagnostic tests, using materials removed from living or dead patients, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • pathologist — Synonyms and related words: anesthesiologist, cardiologist, chiropodist, dermatologist, eye doctor, eye ear nose throat specialist, geriatrician, gerontologist, gynecologist, immunologist, internist, neurologist, obstetrician, oculist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

Share the article and excerpts

Direct link
Do a right-click on the link above
and select “Copy Link”