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an infectious pathogen that mutates unpredictably into new forms and shows extreme resistance to destruction by conventional means.
after such a pathogen in a novel of the same name (1969) by U.S. author Michael Crichton (born 1942)
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2016.
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