Definition of pathologist noun from the Oxford Advanced Learner's Dictionary

 

pathologist

 noun
noun
BrE BrE//ˈθɒlədʒɪst//
 
; NAmE NAmE//ˈθɑːlədʒɪst//
 
 
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a doctor who studies pathology and examines dead bodies to find out the cause of death compare medical examinerExtra examples Four experienced pathologists reviewed all the diagnoses. The pathologist confirmed that death was due to poisoning. The police pathologist examined the body and confirmed that death was due to poisoning.
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