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Dictionary of Cancer Terms

View in Spanish: Informe de patología

Pathology report (puh-THAH-loh-jee )
The description of cells and tissues made by a pathologist based on microscopic evidence, and sometimes used to make a diagnosis of a disease.

Source: National Cancer Institute Dictionary of Cancer Terms, available at www.cancer.gov/dictionary.