- 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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- the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease
Word Origin and History for pathogeneses
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- The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis
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