- causing disease.
Origin of morbific
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The same thing may be said of the progressive intensity of the morbific production in abandoned malarious districts.
In a similar manner, small pox, measles, chicken pox and all eruptive diseases come out as products from morbific causes within.Plain Talks on Avoided Subjects
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Insanity is the result of a material change in the structure of the brain produced by morbific action.Religion and Lust
But the precise nature of the morbific agent is still unknown.
But many times the menses proceed from some violence done to nature, or some morbific matter, which often proves fatal.
- causing disease; pathogenic
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- Relating to or causing disease; pathogenic.
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