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pathogenicity

[path-oh-juh-nis-i-tee] /ˌpæθ oʊ dʒəˈnɪs ɪ ti/
noun
1.
the disease-producing capacity of a pathogen.
Origin of pathogenicity
1895-1900
First recorded in 1895-1900; pathogenic + -ity
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