pathogenesis


path·o·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌpa-thə-ˈje-nə-səs\

Definition of PATHOGENESIS

:  the origination and development of a disease

Origin of PATHOGENESIS

New Latin
First Known Use: 1876

patho·gen·e·sis

noun \ˌpath-ə-ˈjen-ə-səs\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural patho·gen·e·ses \-ˌsēz\

Medical Definition of PATHOGENESIS

: the origination and development of a disease—called also pathogeny

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