pathogenesis

[path-uh-jen-uh-sis]

noun

the production and development of disease.

Nearby words

  1. pathobiology,
  2. pathoclisis,
  3. pathocure,
  4. pathoformic,
  5. pathogen,
  6. pathogenetic,
  7. pathogenic,
  8. pathogenic occlusion,
  9. pathogenicity,
  10. pathogeny

Also pa·thog·e·ny [puh-thoj-uh-nee] /pəˈθɒdʒ ə ni/.

Origin of pathogenesis

From New Latin, dating back to 1875–80; see origin at patho-, -genesis

Related formspath·o·ge·net·ic [path-oh-juh-net-ik] /ˌpæθ oʊ dʒəˈnɛt ɪk/, adjective

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British Dictionary definitions for pathogeneses

pathogenesis

pathogeny (pəˈθɒdʒɪnɪ)

noun

the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease
Derived Formspathogenetic (ˌpæθəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective

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Word Origin and History for pathogeneses

pathogenesis

n.

1876, from patho- + genesis.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

Medicine definitions for pathogeneses

pathogenesis

[păth′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs]

n.

The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis

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