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See definition of pathogen on Dictionary.com
  • as ingerm
  • as inmicrobe
  • as inmicroorganism
  • as invirus

synonyms for pathogen

  • antibody
  • bacterium
  • bug
  • disease
  • microbe
  • microorganism
  • virus
  • parasite
  • what's going around
See also synonyms for: pathogens
  • bacillus
  • bacterium
  • bug
  • germ
  • microorganism
  • virus
  • crud
  • plague
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How to use pathogen in a sentence

Plasma contains antibodies that people have built against the pathogen.
COVID-19 PLASMA TREATMENTS MAY BE SAFE, BUT WE DON’T KNOW IF THEY WORKTINA HESMAN SAEYAUGUST 25, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
The spread of this type of vaccine would be limited, but in Nuismer and Bull’s models, transferable vaccines could achieve high enough levels of immunization to potentially eradicate pathogens in wild populations.
CAN VACCINES FOR WILDLIFE PREVENT HUMAN PANDEMICS?RODRIGO PÉREZ ORTEGAAUGUST 24, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Unlike the pathogens the T-cells are used to hunting, tumor cells are not that dissimilar to the body’s other cells and often share many antigens.
SCIENTISTS USED PROTEIN SWITCHES TO TURN T-CELLS INTO CANCER-FIGHTING GUIDED MISSILESEDD GENTAUGUST 24, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
That genetic trait is their Achilles’ heel, and that pathogen is the one thing that can take advantage of it.
OUR GENES MAY EXPLAIN SEVERITY OF COVID-19 AND OTHER INFECTIONSMONIQUE BROUILLETTEJULY 27, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
These observations, however, might not apply to the novel pathogen.
WHY SOUTH ASIA’S COVID-19 NUMBERS ARE SO LOW (FOR NOW)PUJA CHANGOIWALAJUNE 23, 2020QUANTA MAGAZINE
Clots can also trap pathogens, preventing them from invading tissues and traveling throughout the body.
PREVENTING DANGEROUS BLOOD CLOTS FROM COVID-19 IS PROVING TRICKYAIMEE CUNNINGHAMJUNE 23, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
It involves isolating genetic material from survivors and injecting it directly into others, lending them protection against the pathogen.
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In the brain, pericytes help maintain the blood-brain barrier, which is designed to keep pathogens out.
THE WAY THE CORONAVIRUS MESSES WITH SMELL HINTS AT HOW IT AFFECTS THE BRAINLAURA SANDERSJUNE 12, 2020SCIENCE NEWS
Both responses are evolutionarily designed to defend against and prevent the spread of pathogens.
CORONAVIRUS DEATHS AND THOSE OF GEORGE FLOYD AND AHMAUD ARBERY HAVE SOMETHING IN COMMON: RACISMLGBTQ-EDITORJUNE 10, 2020NO STRAIGHT NEWS
Now they consist of thousands of processors performing massively parallel processing in which many calculations, such as testing the potential of drugs to dock with a pathogen or cell’s proteins, are performed at the same time.
SCIENTISTS TAP THE WORLD’S MOST POWERFUL COMPUTERS IN THE RACE TO UNDERSTAND AND STOP THE CORONAVIRUSJEREMY SMITHJUNE 4, 2020SINGULARITY HUB 
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WORDS RELATED TO PATHOGEN

  • antibody
  • bacterium
  • bug
  • disease
  • microbe
  • microorganism
  • parasite
  • pathogen
  • virus
  • what's going around
Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.