Definitions

from The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language, 4th Edition

  • adj. Capable of causing disease.
  • adj. Originating or producing disease.
  • adj. Of or relating to pathogenesis.

from Wiktionary, Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License

  • adj. Able to cause (harmful) disease.

from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • adj. Of or pertaining to pathogeny; producting disease

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • Producing disease.

from WordNet 3.0 Copyright 2006 by Princeton University. All rights reserved.

  • adj. able to cause disease

Etymologies

patho- + -genic (Wiktionary)

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