The study of the essential nature of diseases and especially of the structural and functional changes produced by them.
What specialty is concerned with the study of all aspects of diseases?
Pathology -A medical specialty concerned with the causes and nature of disease including diagnosis, prognosis, and treatment through knowledge gained by the laboratory application of the biological, chemical, and physical sciences.
Which condition is a crack like sore?
Fissure and Fistula A fissure (FISH-ur) is a groove or crack-like sore of the skin (see Chapter 12). This term also describes normal folds in the contours of the brain. A fistula (FIS-chuh-lah) is an abnormal passage, usually between two internal organs or leading from an organ to the surface of the body.
What is the term pertaining to a virus?
Viral: Of or pertaining to a virus. For example, if a person has a viral rash, the rash was caused by a virus.
What is a physician specially trained in the study of disease?
Infectious diseases, also known as infectology, is a medical specialty dealing with the diagnosis, control and treatment of infections.