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cytopathic

[ sahy-tuh-path-ik ]

adjective

, Pathology.
  1. of, relating to, or characterized by a pathological change in the function or form of a cell, leading to its death.


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Word History and Origins

Origin of cytopathic1

First recorded in 1960–65; cyto- + -pathic

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