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pathogenic

 
disease causing.
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path·o·gen·ic

, pathogenetic (path'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik),
Causing disease or abnormality.
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pathogenic

(păth′ə-jĕn′ĭk) also

pathogenetic

(-jə-nĕt′ĭk)
adj.
1. Capable of causing disease.
2. Originating or producing disease.
3. Of or relating to pathogenesis.

path′o·gen′i·cal·ly adv.
path′o·ge·nic′i·ty (-jə-nĭs′ĭ-tē) n.
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path·o·gen·ic

, pathogenetic (path'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik)
Causing disease or abnormality.
Synonym(s): morbific, nosogenic, nosopoietic.
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pathogenic

Able to cause disease.
Collins Dictionary of Medicine © Robert M. Youngson 2004, 2005

pathogenic

acting as a PATHOGEN.
Collins Dictionary of Biology, 3rd ed. © W. G. Hale, V. A. Saunders, J. P. Margham 2005

Pathogenic

Disease-causing.
Mentioned in: Stool O & P Test
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path·o·gen·ic

, pathogenetic (path'ō-jen'ik, -jĕ-net'ik)
Causing disease or abnormality.
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