Meaning of pathogenesis in English:


Pronunciation /ˌpaθə(ʊ)ˈdʒɛnɪsɪs/


  • The manner of development of a disease.

    ‘An integral part of the pathogenesis of disease requires bacteria to become associated with the host cells.’
    • ‘Epstein-Barr virus may play a role in the pathogenesis of this disease.’
    • ‘We also explore the current views on the pathogenesis of thyroid eye disease and their clinical implications.’
    • ‘These anatomic descriptions continue to form the basis of studies of the pathogenesis of this disease.’
    • ‘Very little is understood about the pathogenesis of disease in this group.’