pathogenic


path·o·gen·ic

adjective \-ˈje-nik\

Definition of PATHOGENIC

1
:  pathogenetic 1
2
:  causing or capable of causing disease
path·o·ge·nic·i·ty \-jə-ˈni-sə-tē\ noun

Origin of PATHOGENIC

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: 1852

patho·gen·ic

adjective \-ˈjen-ik\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of PATHOGENIC

2
: causing or capable of causing disease <pathogenic microorganisms>
patho·gen·i·cal·ly \-i-k(ə-)lē\ adverb

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