cytopathogenicity

cytopathogenic

[sahy-toh-path-uh-jen-ik]
adjective
1.
of or pertaining to a substance or microorganism that is pathologic for or destructive to cells.
2.
of or pertaining to such cellular changes.

Origin:
1955–60; cyto- + pathogenic

cytopathogenicity [sahy-toh-path-uh-juh-nis-i-tee] , noun
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cytopathogenic cy·to·path·o·gen·ic (sī'tə-pāth'ə-jěn'ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or producing pathological changes in cells.


cy'to·path'o·ge·nic'i·ty (-jə-nĭs'ĭ-tē) n.
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