How to use pathogen in a sentence
However, this practice does potentially expose hunters to the pathogens carried on these animals.
The rapidly growing number of U.S. biosafety labs—those that study potentially lethal pathogens—is causing concern.
Ebright said more than 12,000 individuals are authorized to work with these lethal pathogens.
Bacterial pathogens include gonorrhea (yes) which can cause blindness in a matter of hours, and chlamydia.Everything You Wanted To Know About Bob Costas’s Olympic Pinkeye | Kent Sepkowitz | February 12, 2014 | THE DAILY BEAST
Yet the exponential decline in the cost means that the threat posed by the fabrication of lethal bio-pathogens is rising.
British Dictionary definitions for pathogen
any agent that can cause disease
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Scientific definitions for pathogen
An agent that causes infection or disease, especially a microorganism, such as a bacterium or protozoan, or a virus. See Note at germ.
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Cultural definitions for pathogen
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