how to pronounce pathogen


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the above transcription of pathogen is a detailed (narrow) transcription according to the rules of the International Phonetic Association; you can find a description of each symbol by clicking the phoneme buttons in the secction below.

pathogen frequency in english - C2 level of CEFR

the word pathogen occurs in english on average 4.3 times per one million words; this frequency warrants it to be in the study list for C2 level of language mastery according to CEFR, the Common European Framework of Reference.

pathogen is pronounced in three syllables

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An example use of pathogen in a speech by a native speaker of american english:

“… eradicated one human pathogen small pox …”

meanings of pathogen


  1. 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.

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