[path-uh-jen-uh-sis] /ˌpæθ əˈdʒɛn ə sɪs/

the production and development of disease.
the origin, development, and resultant effects of a disease

1876, from patho- + genesis.

pathogenesis path·o·gen·e·sis (pāth’ə-jěn’ĭ-sĭs) or pa·thog·e·ny (pā-thŏj’ə-nē)
The development of a disease or morbid condition. Also called nosogenesis.


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