pathologist

Definitions

General Science

  • noun a scientist who specialises in the study of diseases
  • noun a person who checks tissue and other samples for evidence of disease

Law

  • noun a doctor who specialises in pathology, especially a doctor who examines corpses to find out the cause of death

Medical

  • noun a doctor who specialises in the study of diseases and the changes in the body caused by disease, examining tissue specimens from patients and reporting on the presence or absence of disease in them
  • noun a doctor who examines dead bodies in order to find out the cause of death
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