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Related to nosogeny: ontogeny
the development of morbid conditions or of disease; more specifically the cellular events and reactions and other pathologic mechanisms occurring in the development of disease. adj., adj pathogenet´ic.
Miller-Keane Encyclopedia and Dictionary of Medicine, Nursing, and Allied Health, Seventh Edition. © 2003 by Saunders, an imprint of Elsevier, Inc. All rights reserved.
nos·o·gen·e·sis, nosogeny (nos'ō-jen'ĕ-sis, no-soj'ĕ-nē),
Rarely used terms for pathogenesis.
[noso- + G. genesis, production]
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