- the production and development of disease.
Also pa·thog·e·ny [puh-thoj-uh-nee] /pəˈθɒdʒ ə ni/.
Origin of pathogenesis
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Examples from the Web for pathogenetic
Catarrh of the bile-ducts is the pathogenetic factor in these cases.
Only a straw, but a pathogenetic, and I grasped it thankfully.
Under the head of Causes the influence of dysentery as a pathogenetic factor has already been examined.
The last symptom is a pathogenetic symptom verified by cure.The Treatment of Hay Fever
George Frederick Laidlaw
Many different micro-organisms are of pathogenetic importance in connexion with the conjunctiva.
- the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease
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Word Origin and History for pathogenetic
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- The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis
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