nonpathogenic

adjective
non·​patho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌpa-thə-ˈje-nik How to pronounce nonpathogenic (audio) \

Definition of nonpathogenic

: not capable of causing disease nonpathogenic bacterial strains

First Known Use of nonpathogenic

1884, in the meaning defined above

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“Nonpathogenic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/nonpathogenic. Accessed 22 Sep. 2020.

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nonpathogenic

adjective
non·​patho·​gen·​ic | \ ˌnän-ˌpath-ə-ˈjen-ik How to pronounce nonpathogenic (audio) \

Medical Definition of nonpathogenic

: not capable of inducing disease — compare avirulent

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