Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 5th Edition.

  • adjective Capable of causing disease.
  • adjective Originating or producing disease.
  • adjective Of or relating to pathogenesis.

from The Century Dictionary.

  • Producing disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.

  • adjective (Med. & Biol.) Of or pertaining to pathogeny; producting disease

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.

  • adjective Able to cause (harmful) disease.

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

  • adjective able to cause disease

Etymologies

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patho- + -genic

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