- 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 pathogeny
But no sufficient ground for such a pathogeny can be ascertained.
A vicious circle in pathogeny is formed and the patient is likely to get into a very debilitated and depressed condition.Psychotherapy
James J. Walsh
The authors of this volume have been resolute in their reference of the pathogeny of tic to a mental process.
One could not desire a more lucid exposition of the pathogeny of so many of these head-tossing tics.
- the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease
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Word Origin and History for pathogeny
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- The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis
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