noun. ['ˈpæθədʒən'] any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism).
- infectious agent
- -gen (English)
- -γενής (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
- patho- (English)
- πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))
Words that Rhyme with Pathogen
How do you pronounce pathogen?
Pronounce pathogen as ˈpæθəʤən.
US - How to pronounce pathogen in American English
UK - How to pronounce pathogen in British English
Example sentences of the word pathogen
1. Noun, singular or mass
Prevent the introduction of pathogen spores by never pruning your crabapple tree when it is in full leaf.