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pathogenesis

 [path″o-jen´ĕ-sis]
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.

path·o·gen·e·sis

(path'ō-jen'ĕ-sis),
The pathologic, physiologic, or biochemical mechanism resulting in the development of a disease or morbid process. Compare: etiology.
[patho- + G. genesis, production]

pathogenesis

(păth′ə-jĕn′ĭ-sĭs)
n.
The development of a diseased or morbid condition.

path·o·gen·e·sis

(path'ō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The pathologic, physiologic, or biochemical mechanism resulting in the development of a disease or morbid process.
Compare: etiology
[patho- + G. genesis, production]

pathogenesis

The mechanisms involved in the development of disease. Compare AETIOLOGY.

path·o·gen·e·sis

(path'ō-jen'ĕ-sis)
The pathologic, physiologic, or biochemical mechanism resulting in development of disease or morbidity.
[patho- + G. genesis, production]
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