cytopathogenic

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cy·to·path·o·gen·ic

(sī'tō-path'ō-jen'ik),
Pertaining to an agent or substance that causes a diseased condition in cells, in contrast to histologic changes; used especially with reference to effects observed in cells in tissue cultures.

cytopathogenic

/cy·to·path·o·gen·ic/ (-jen´ik) capable of producing pathologic changes in cells.

cytopathogenic

(sī′tə-păth′ə-jĕn′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing pathological changes in cells.

cy′to·path′o·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.

cy·to·path·o·gen·ic

(sī'tō-path-ŏ-jen'ik)
Pertaining to an agent or substance that causes a diseased condition in cells, in contrast to histologic changes; used especially with reference to effects observed in cells in tissue cultures.

cytopathogenic

pertaining to or emanating from cytopathogenesis.

cytopathogenic effect
having a destructive effect on cells. See also cytolytic.
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Heterogeneity in intracellular replication and cytopathogenicity of Legionella pneumophila and Legionella micdadei in mammalian and protozoan cells.
Enhanced endothelial cytopathogenicity induced by a cytomegalovirus strain propagated in endothelial cells.
Enhancement of in vitro cytopathogenicity by Acanthamoeba spp.
Institut fur Virologie, Universitat Gottingen) the xCELLigence system from Roche Applied Science was used for testing of virus-mediated cytopathogenicity (Biochemica 3, 2008, in print).