from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • n. The development of a diseased or morbid condition.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • n. The origin and development of a disease.
  • n. The mechanism whereby something causes a disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • n. Pathogeny.

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. The mode of production or development of a disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • n. the origination and development of a disease


From patho- + -genesis. (Wiktionary)



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