Pathoclisis

Pathoclisis (from -clisis meaning `predisposition` in Ancient Greek) is the theory that certain specialized parts of the brain are the first to be damaged in the case of disease, lack of oxygen, or malnutrition. The selective vulnerability of certain neurons can then lead to the expression of pathology. Pathoclisis has been postulated to mediate.....
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pathoclisis

A specific tendency to sensitivity to special toxins; a tendency for toxins to attack certain organs. ... Origin: patho-+ G. Klisis, bending, proneness ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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pathoclisis

(path″o-klisĀ“is) a specific sensitivity to specific toxins, or a specific affinity of certain toxins for certain systems or organs.
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pathoclisis

pathoclisis A specific elemental sensitivity to specific toxins, or a specific affinity of some toxins for certain systems of organs; a tendency for toxins to attack certain organs.
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pathoclisis

Type: Term Pronunciation: path′ō-klis′is Definitions: 1. A specific tendency to sensitivity to special toxins; a tendency for toxins to attack certain organs.
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