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Noun Concept
Categories: Articles with short description, Infectious diseases, Microbiology
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pathogen  infectious agent  pathogenic organism
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Any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism) WordNet 3.0
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Any disease-producing agent (especially a virus or bacterium or other microorganism) WordNet 3.0 & WordNet 2020
In biology, a pathogen in the oldest and broadest sense, is any organism that can produce disease. Wikipedia
Biological entity that causes disease in its host Wikidata
Agents producing or capable of producing disease. OmegaWiki
Any disease-producing agent or microorganism. OmegaWiki
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. Wiktionary
An organism or substance that causes disease. Wiktionary (translation)