Associations to the word «Pathogen»

Wiktionary

PATHOGEN, noun. (pathology) (immunology) Any organism or substance, especially a microorganism, capable of causing disease, such as bacteria, viruses, protozoa or fungi. Microorganisms are not considered to be pathogenic until they have reached a population size that is large enough to cause disease.

Dictionary definition

PATHOGEN, noun. Any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism).

Wise words

Wisdom does not show itself so much in precept as in life - in firmness of mind and a mastery of appetite. It teaches us to do, as well as talk, and to make our words and actions all of a color.
Lucius Annaeus Seneca