pathogenesis

[path-uh-jen-uh-sis]
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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pathogenesis

pathogeny (pəˈθɒdʒɪnɪ)

noun
  1. the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease
Derived Formspathogenetic (ˌpæθəʊdʒɪˈnɛtɪk), adjective
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Word Origin and History for pathogeny

pathogenesis

n.

1876, from patho- + genesis.

Online Etymology Dictionary, © 2010 Douglas Harper

pathogeny in Medicine

pathogenesis

[păth′ə-jĕnĭ-sĭs]
n.
  1. The development of a disease or morbid condition.nosogenesis
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