anti-pathogenic








adjective

  1. Pathology. capable of producing disease: pathogenic bacteria.

adjective

  1. able to cause or produce diseasepathogenic bacteria
adj.

“producing disease,” 1836, from French pathogénique, from Greek pathos “disease” (see pathos) + French -génique “producing” (see -gen). Related: Pathogenetic (1838); pathogenicity.

adj.

  1. Having the capability to cause disease.
  2. Producing disease.
  3. Relating to pathogenesis.

A descriptive term for a thing or condition that can cause disease.

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