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pathologic model

 

Definition: an animal or animal stock that by inheritance or by artificial manipulation develops a disorder similar to some disease of interest and hence directly or by analogy furnishes evidence of its pathogenesis; may be used as a model for the study of preventive or therapeutic measures.

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