pathogenesis

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun the origin, production or development of a disease

Health Economics

  • (written as Pathogenesis)
    The postulated pathway through which an organism (pathogen) such as a bacterium or virus produces disease. Not on any account to be confused with parthenogenesis, which is an asexual form of reproduction.

Medical

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