Definition of pathogenesis in English:

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pathogenesis

Pronunciation: /ˌpaTHəˈjenəsəs/

noun

Medicine
The manner of development of a disease.
Example sentences
  • An integral part of the pathogenesis of disease requires bacteria to become associated with the host cells.
  • Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in the pathogenesis of this disease.
  • We also explore the current views on the pathogenesis of thyroid eye disease and their clinical implications.

Derivatives

pathogenetic

Pronunciation: /ˌpaTHəjəˈnedik/
adjective
Example sentences
  • From the 1950s to 1980s, studies dissected the epidemiology and immunologie, biochemical, and pathogenetic mechanisms.
  • The pathogenetic mechanisms responsible for the progressive fibrotic response in IPF have yet to be determined.
  • We therefore conclude that the pathogenetic role of personality characteristics in migraine is still unclear.

Words that rhyme with pathogenesis

genesis, parthenogenesis

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Syllabification: path·o·gen·e·sis

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