Definition of pathophysiologic in US English:

pathophysiologic

adjective

Medicine
  • See pathophysiology

    • ‘The pathophysiologic mechanisms of the syndrome are not known.’
    • ‘Indeed, the clinical presentation of asthma symptoms is the tip of the iceberg of an entire range of subclinical pathophysiologic events.’
    • ‘An evaluation of lower back pain often does not provide a specific pathophysiologic diagnosis that leads to a specific treatment.’
    • ‘Various pathophysiologic mechanisms in sleep apnea have been proposed to contribute to the pathogenosis of vascular morbidity.’
    • ‘Based on the symptoms, it may be possible to narrow the differential diagnosis to a specific anatomic or pathophysiologic disorder.’

Pronunciation

pathophysiologic

/-ˌfizēəˈläjik/