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pathogenic

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adjective path·o·gen·ic \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of pathogenic

  1. 1 :  pathogenetic 1

  2. 2 :  causing or capable of causing disease

path·o·ge·nic·i·ty play \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun


Origin of pathogenic

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: 1852


Medical Dictionary

pathogenic

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adjective patho·gen·ic \-ˈjen-ik\

Medical Definition of pathogenic

  1. 1:  pathogenetic 1

  2. 2:  causing or capable of causing disease <pathogenic microorganisms>

  3. patho·gen·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb




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