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pathogenesis

Definition:

the origination and development of a disease

Class:

process noun (natural processes)

Plural:

pathogeneses

Original source:

Princeton WordNet

Example:

focalization

Synonyms:

pathogeny

Etymology:

Modern Latin: see "patho-" and "-genesis"
(Source: New World Dictionary)  [more]

Definition references

Collins Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny

the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease (9 of 253 words, 4 usage examples, pronunciations)

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pathogenesis

Wikipedia:

Pathogenesis

of a disease is the mechanism that causes the disease. The term can also describe the origin and development of the disease, and whether it's acute, chronic, or recurrent. The word comes from the Greek pathos and genesis. Types of pathogenesis include ... (42 of 188 words)

en​.wikipedia​.org​/wiki​/Pathogenesis

Oxford Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogenetic [derived]

Syllabification: (path·o·gen·e·sis) | [medicine] | the manner of development of a disease. (10 of 33 words, 3 definitions, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/american english​/pathogenesis

pathogenesis [medicine] | pathogenetic [derived]

the manner of development of a disease (7 of 30 words, pronunciations)

oxforddictionaries​.com​/definition​/english​/pathogenesis

New World Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny | pathogenetic [adjective, related]

the production or development of a disease (7 of 25 words, pronunciations)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pathogenesis

Merriam-Webster:

pathogenesis

the origination and development of a disease (7 of 20 words, pronunciation)

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/pathogenesis

Wiktionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeneses [plural]

The origin and development of a disease. | The mechanism whereby something causes a disease. (14 of 15 words, 2 definitions)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pathogenesis

Random House Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny | nosogenesis | nosogeny

the production and development of disease. (6 of 14 words, pronunciations)

dictionary​.infoplease​.com​/pathogenesis

American Heritage Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny

The development of a diseased or morbid condition. (8 of 11 words, pronunciation)

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pathogenesis

Encarta Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny | pathogenetic [adjective, derived]

the cause, development, and effects of a disease (8 of 34 words, pronunciations)

encarta​.msn​.com​/dictionary 1861724203​/definition​.html  [offline]

Etymology references

New World Dictionary:

pathogenesis

Origin: Modern Latin: see "patho-" and "-genesis"

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pathogenesis

Merriam-Webster:

pathogenesis

First use: 1876

Origin: New Latin

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/dictionary​/pathogenesis

Wiktionary:

pathogenesis

Origin: patho- + -genesis.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/pathogenesis

patho- | path-

Origin: Ancient Greek πάθος.

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/patho-

-genesis

Origin: Latin, from Ancient Greek γένεσις (genesis). The simplex genesis as a common noun (as opposed to Genesis, the name of the biblical book) from the late 16th century. As an English suffix from the mid 17th century... (37 of 58 etymology words)

en​.wiktionary​.org​/wiki​/-genesis

Audio references

Collins Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogeny

Audio 1: British English pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

www​.collinsdictionary​.com​/dictionary​/english​/pathogenesis

the Free Dictionary:

pathogenesis

Audio 1: North American English pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

Audio 2: British English pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

Audio 3: North American English pronunciation of "pathogenesis" by speech synthesizer

www​.thefreedictionary​.com​/pathogenesis

Google Dictionary:

pathogenesis | pathogenesises [plural]

Audio: English pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

www​.google​.com​/#hl=en&tbs=dfn​:1&fp=1&q=pathogenesis

Merriam-Webster Pronunciation:

pathogenesis

Audio: North American pronunciation of "pathogenesis"

www​.merriam-webster​.com​/audio​.php file=pathog​02 word=pathogenesis

YourDictionary Audio:

pathogenesis

Audio: North American English pronunciation of "pathogenesis" by speech synthesizer

www​.yourdictionary​.com​/pathogenesis

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