cytopathic

cytopathic

[sahy-tuh-path-ik]
adjective Pathology.
of, pertaining to, or characterized by a pathological change in the function or form of a cell, leading to its death.

Origin:
1960–65; cyto- + -pathic

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cytopathic cy·to·path·ic (sī'tə-pāth'ĭk)
adj.
Of or relating to degeneration or disease of cells.

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