cytopathogenic
adjective Date: 1952 pathologic for or destructive to cells • cytopathogenicity noun

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  • cytopathogenic — cytopathogenicity /suy toh path euh jeuh nis i tee/, n. /suy toh path euh jen ik/, adj. 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. [1955 60;… …   Universalium

  • cytopathogenic — adjective That is pathogenic to cells See Also: cytopathogenicity …   Wiktionary

  • cytopathogenic — Pertaining to an agent or substance that causes a diseased condition in cells, in contrast to histologic changes; used especially with reference to effects observed in cells in tissue cultures. * * * cy·to·patho·gen·ic .path ə jen ik adj… …   Medical dictionary

  • cytopathogenic — adj. destroys cells; of or pertaining to the destruction of cells …   English contemporary dictionary

  • cytopathogenic — cy·to·pathogenic …   English syllables

  • cytopathogenic — adjective of or relating to or causing pathological changes in cells • Similar to: ↑unhealthful * * * cytopathogenicity /suy toh path euh jeuh nis i tee/, n. /suy toh path euh jen ik/, adj. 1. of or pertaining to a substance or microorganism that …   Useful english dictionary

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