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.
What is the study of disease called?
In humans, disease is often used more broadly to refer to any condition that causes pain, dysfunction, distress, social problems, or death to the person afflicted, or similar problems for those in contact with the person. The study of disease is called pathology, which includes the study of etiology, or cause.
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 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.