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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