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path·o·gen / ˈpa[unvoicedth]əjən; -ˌjen/ • n. Med. a bacterium, virus, or other microorganism that can cause disease. DERIVATIVES: path·o·gen·ic / ˌpa[unvoicedth]əˈjenik/ adj. path·o·ge·nic·i·ty / ˌpa[unvoicedth]əjəˌnisitē/ n. pa·thog·e·nous / pəˈ[unvoicedth]äjənəs/ adj.

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pathogen Microorganism that causes disease in plants or animals. Animal pathogens are most commonly bacteria and viruses, while common plant pathogens also include fungi. See also fungus; virus

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pathogen Any micro-organism that causes disease. Pathogens may be ecologically important in controlling the distribution of species and interspecific and intraspecific competition.

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pathogen Any micro-organism that causes disease. Pathogens may be ecologically important in controlling the distribution of species and interspecific and intraspecific competition.

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pathogen (pa-thŏ-jen) n. a microorganism, such as a bacterium, that parasitizes an animal (or plant) or a human and produces a disease.

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pathogen Any disease-causing microorganism. Pathogens include viruses and many bacteria, fungi, and protozoans. See infection.

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