Pathogeny Pa*thog"e*ny, n. (Med.) (a) The generation, and method of development, of disease; as, the pathogeny of yellow fever is unsettled. (b) That branch of pathology which treats of the generation and development of disease. [1913 Webster]

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  • pathogeny — pəˈthäjənē, paˈ noun ( es) Etymology: path + geny : pathogenesis * * * pathogenˈesis or pathogeny /pə thojˈə ni/ noun (mode of) production or development of disease • • • Main Entry: ↑patho …   Useful english dictionary

  • pathogeny — pa·thog·e·ny (pă thŏjʹə nē) n. Pathogenesis. * * * …   Universalium

  • pathogeny — Rarely used synonym for pathogenesis. * * * pa·thog·e·ny pə thäj ə nē, pa n, pl nies PATHOGENESIS * * * path·og·e·ny (path ojґə ne) pathogenesis …   Medical dictionary

  • pathogeny — n. generation and development of a disease …   English contemporary dictionary

  • pathogeny — pa·thog·e·ny …   English syllables

  • Pathogenesis — Path o*gen e*sis, n. (Med.) Pathogeny. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Pathogenic — Path o*gen ic, a. [Gr. ? disease + the root of ? birth.] (Med. & Biol.) Of or pertaining to pathogeny; producting disease; as, a pathogenic organism; a pathogenic bacterium. [1913 Webster] …   The Collaborative International Dictionary of English

  • Edward Perceval Wright — (1834 , Donnybrook 1910) was an Irish ophthalmic surgeon, botanist and zoologist.Family, education and careerHe was the eldest son of barrister, Edward Wright and Charlott Wright. Edward was educated by a private tutor, and was taught natural… …   Wikipedia

  • pathogenesis — pathogenetic /path oh jeuh net ik/, adj. /path euh jen euh sis/, n. the production and development of disease. Also, pathogeny /peuh thoj euh nee/. [1875 80; < NL; see PATHO , GENESIS] * * * …   Universalium

  • pathogenesis — noun a) The origin and development of a disease. b) The mechanism whereby something causes a disease. See Also: pathogen, pathogenic, pathogeny …   Wiktionary

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