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Meaning of PATHOGENIC

Pronunciation:  `pathu'jenik

 
WordNet Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
[adj]  able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria"
 

PATHOGENIC is a 10 letter word that starts with P.

 

 Synonyms: infective, morbific, unhealthful
 

 

 

Webster's 1913 Dictionary
 
 Definition: 
\Path`o*gen"ic\, a. [Gr. ? disease + the root of ?
birth.] (Med. & Biol.)
Of or pertaining to pathogeny; producting disease; as, a
pathogenic organism; a pathogenic bacterium.

 
Biology Dictionary
 
 Definition: Describes a microbe or other organism that causes disease.
 
Thesaurus Terms
 
 Related Terms: bad, bad for, contaminated, foul, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, insanitary, morbific, noisome, noxious, peccant, pestiferous, polluted, septic, tainted, unhealthful, unhealthy, unhygienic, unsanitary, unwholesome
 

 

 

 

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