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  • By: John M. Quinn V.
  • In: Encyclopedia of Global Health
  • Edited by: Yawei Zhang
  • Subject:Public Health (general), Public Health Education & Health Promotion

Pathophysiology is the study of the detailed malfunctioning that comes from or causes disease. Physiology is the study of the mechanical, physical, and biochemical functions of living organisms. Pathology means the study of “suffering—pathos. In order to study medicine and understand ...

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