pathogenic

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patho- +‎ -genic

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pathogenic ‎(comparative more pathogenic, superlative most pathogenic)

  1. (pathology) Able to cause (harmful) disease.
    While the environment is teeming with bacteria and fungi, most are not pathogenic.
  2. (music) Consisting of harsh, percussive, nonverbal sounds

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