pathogenic etymology

English word pathogenic comes from English -genic, English patho- (Disease.)

Detailed word origin of pathogenic

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
-genic English (eng) Produced or generated by something. Producing or generating something. Suitable to be produced, or reproduced.
patho- English (eng) Disease.
pathogenic English (eng) (music) Consisting of harsh, percussive, nonverbal sounds. (pathology) Able to cause (harmful) disease.

Words with the same origin as pathogenic

Descendants of -genic
Eurogenic acidogenic agnogenic arrhythmogenicity biogenic carcinogenic cardiogenic cariogenic cladogenic cryogenic endogenic lysogenicity mediagenicity monogenic myceliogenic neurogenic osteogenic petrogenic photogenicity psychogenic tenogenic toxicogenic transgenic tremorogenic
Descendants of patho-
clinicopathogenesis pathoanatomical pathoanatomist pathobiological pathobiologist pathobiont pathocracy pathoetiology pathoglycemia pathography pathogroup pathohistology patholinguistics pathomania pathomechanics pathomechanism pathomolecular pathomorphologic pathophobia pathophysiological pathophysiology pathoprogression pathopsychological pathosystem pathotoxin