consultant (BrE)
forensic, surgical (AmE)
Home Office (in the UK)
examine sth
confirm sth (esp. BrE)

The pathologist confirmed that death was due to poisoning.

review sth (esp. AmE)

Four experienced pathologists reviewed all the diagnoses.

pathologist's report (esp. BrE)

Collocations dictionary. 2013.

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  • pathologist — pa*thol o*gist, n. [Cf. F. pathologiste.] One skilled in pathology; an investigator in pathology; as, the pathologist of a hospital, whose duty it is to determine the causes of the diseases. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • pathologist — (n.) 1640s, from PATHOLOGY (Cf. pathology) + IST (Cf. ist) …   Etymology dictionary

  • pathologist — UK [pəˈθɒlədʒɪst] / US [pəˈθɑlədʒɪst] noun [countable] Word forms pathologist : singular pathologist plural pathologists a scientist who studies the causes of diseases and how they affect people, especially one who studies the causes of a person… …   English dictionary

  • pathologist — [[t]pəθɒ̱ləʤɪst[/t]] pathologists N COUNT A pathologist is someone who studies or investigates diseases and illnesses, and examines dead bodies in order to find out the cause of death …   English dictionary

  • pathologist — pathology ► NOUN 1) the branch of medicine concerned with the causes and effects of diseases. 2) the typical behaviour of a disease. DERIVATIVES pathologist noun …   English terms dictionary

  • pathologist — noun Date: 1650 a specialist in pathology; specifically one who interprets and diagnoses the changes caused by disease in tissues and body fluids …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • pathologist — See pathology. * * * …   Universalium

  • pathologist — noun An expert in pathology; a specialist who examines samples of body tissues for diagnostic or forensic purpose …   Wiktionary

  • Pathologist — A doctor who identifies diseases by studying cells and tissues under a microscope. * * * A specialist in pathology; a physician who practices, evaluates, or supervises diagnostic tests, using materials removed from living or dead patients, and… …   Medical dictionary

  • pathologist — Synonyms and related words: anesthesiologist, cardiologist, chiropodist, dermatologist, eye doctor, eye ear nose throat specialist, geriatrician, gerontologist, gynecologist, immunologist, internist, neurologist, obstetrician, oculist,… …   Moby Thesaurus

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