LEXICON
No.118 June 22, 2012

Organic disease
器質的疾患
Functional disease
機能的疾患
Exclusion diagnosis; diagnosis by exclusion
除外診断

Organic diseases (器質的疾患) are defined as diseases caused by pathological (病理学的) or anatomical (解剖学的) abnormalities in organs and tissues such as viscera, nerves and muscles. Such abnormalities can be objectively identified by various examinations and tests such as radiography and...

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