what is the name for this? science question?
i want to be a pathologist when i leave school but i want to know what the study of it is for example is it anatomical science or pathological science or what? if u didn't know a pathologist is someone who examines dead bodies to find out how they died/ what they died of. PS please don't comment on how sick this job is, someone has to do it right?
Asked By: Nikita1300 - 6/9/2009
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Pathologists are doctors who study the cause and development of disease. Most choose a specialty such as genetics or forensic pathology. Forensic pathology is the use of pathology for legal purposes, one of which is deciding cause of death... More
Answered By: merlynsmajick - 6/9/2009
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Pathology It kind of depends on which branch of pathology you want to go into, but that is the general term.
Answered By: JFruit - 6/9/2009
Pathology generally is a science of finding out what is causing morbidity or mortality. A "pathologist" is usually the MD who examines medical specimens for the purpose of diagnosing disease. The sub-field you seem to be talking about, specifically about finding causes of human death, is forensic pathology.
Answered By: blixa22 - 6/9/2009
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