PATHOGENIC By N., Pam M.S. - April 7, 2013 adjective. Adding to illness or leading toward pathology. An agent is recognized as a pathogen. PATHOGENIC: "The pathogenic cause has yet to be determined." Related Psychology Terms AGRAPHIA PREVENTION RESEARCH ACOASM AKOASM ACOUSTIC PUBESCENT PANDEMIC BEHAVIORAL IMMUNOGEN BENIGN PSYCHOMIMIC SYNDROME ORGANIC ACUTE STRESS DISORDER (ASD) Cite this page: N., Pam M.S., "PATHOGENIC," in PsychologyDictionary.org, April 7, 2013, https://psychologydictionary.org/pathogenic/ (accessed December 2, 2019).