General pathology is also called investigative pathology, experimental pathology or theoretical pathology,[citation needed] is a broad and complex scientific field which seeks to understand the mechanisms of injury to cells and tissues, as well as the body's means of responding to and repairing injury. Areas of study include cellular adaptation to injury, necrosis, inflammation, wound healing and neoplasia. It forms the foundation of pathology, the application of this knowledge to diagnose diseases in humans and animals.

The term "general pathology" is also used to describe the practice of both anatomical and clinical pathology.

Pathology books

American Association for Clinical Chemistry - Lab Tests Online | Bloodline - Image Atlas | Loyola University - Gram Staining | Plapp - ClinLabNavigator | University of Alabama Birmingham - Pathology Education Instructional Resource | University of Connecticut - Pathweb | University of Illinois - Urbana Atlas of Pathology | University of Iowa - Virtual Slide Box | University of Pennsylvania - Gram Stain Atlas | University of Utah - WebPath


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