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1. pathogenic

adjective. ['ˌpæθəˈdʒɛnɪk'] able to cause disease.

Synonyms

  • morbific
  • unhealthful

Antonyms

  • antiseptic
  • nontoxic
  • wholesome

Etymology

  • -genic (English)
  • patho- (English)
  • πάθος (Ancient Greek (to 1453))

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Rhymes with Pathogenic

  • hallucinogenic
  • carcinogenic
  • anthropogenic
  • transgenic
  • schizophrenic
  • calisthenic
  • telegenic
  • psychogenic
  • photogenic
  • orogenic
  • splenic
  • hellenic
  • eugenic
  • krenik
  • krenek
  • brennecke
  • authentic
  • vennick
  • rennick
  • renick
  • pennick
  • penick
  • jaenicke
  • hennick
  • henneke
  • fenech
  • denike
  • deneke
  • bennick

Sentences with pathogenic


1. Noun, singular or mass
Pigs may be infected with PPV without the virus becoming pathogenic.

2. Adjective
Campylobacter is another pathogenic bacterium that can be transferred to humans by eating infected chicken meat.

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