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Meaning of PATHOGEN

Pronunciation:  'pathujun

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[n]  any disease-producing agent especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism
 

PATHOGEN is a 8 letter word that starts with P.

 

 See Also: microorganism

 

 

Medical Dictionary
 
 Definition: Any disease-causing agent, such as a virus or bacterium.
 
Glossary
 
 Definition: Organism which can cause disease in another organism.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: adenovirus, aerobe, aerobic bacteria, amoeba, anaerobe, anaerobic bacteria, bacillus, bacteria, bacterium, bug, coccus, disease-producing microorganism, echovirus, enterovirus, filterable virus, fungus, germ, gram-negative bacteria, gram-positive bacteria, microbe, microorganism, mold, nonfilterable virus, picornavirus, protozoa, protozoon, reovirus, rhinovirus, rickettsia, spirillum, spirochete, spore, staphylococcus, streptococcus, trypanosome, vibrio, virus
 

 

 

 

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