from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition
- n. Pathogenesis.
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- n. The generation and method of development of disease.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English
- n. The generation, and method of development, of disease.
- n. That branch of pathology which treats of the generation and development of disease.
from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia
- n. Same as pathogenesis.
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In 1907 I conducted an experiment which shed much light on the pathogeny of anaphylaxis.
No satisfactory consideration of the pathogeny of this condition is recorded, but practitioners have long distinguished between muscular atrophies which are apparently caused without doing serious injury to nerves and muscular atrophy which seems to be due to nerve affection.
Absurd as it may seem now, it was the legitimate ancestor of modern pathogeny, and still holds well-nigh undisputed sway over the popular mind, and much more than could be desired over that of the profession.