pathogenicity


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pathogenicity

 [path″o-jĕ-nis´ĭ-te]
the quality of producing or the ability to produce pathologic changes or disease.

path·o·ge·nic·i·ty

(path'ō-jĕ-nis'i-tē),
The condition or quality of being pathogenic, or the ability to cause disease.

pathogenicity

[-jənis′itē]
the ability of a pathogenic agent to produce a disease.

path·o·ge·nic·i·ty

(path'ō-jĕ-nis'i-tē)
The condition or quality of being pathogenic, or the ability to cause disease.

pathogenicity

the ability of a pathogenic agent to produce disease in a host. See also virulence.
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