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Wordnet 3.0


1. able to cause disease;
- Example: "infective agents"
- Example: "pathogenic bacteria"
[syn: infective, morbific, pathogenic]

The Collaborative International Dictionary of English v.0.48:

Morbific \Mor*bif"ic\, Morbifical \Mor*bif"ic*al\, a. [L. morbus disease + -ficare (in comp.) to make: cf. F. morbifique. See -fy.] Causing disease; generating a sickly state; as, a morbific matter. [1913 Webster]
WordNet (r) 3.0 (2006):

morbific adj 1: able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria" [syn: infective, morbific, pathogenic]
Moby Thesaurus II by Grady Ward, 1.0:

21 Moby Thesaurus words for "morbific": bad, bad for, contaminated, foul, harmful, injurious, insalubrious, insanitary, noisome, noxious, pathogenic, peccant, pestiferous, polluted, septic, tainted, unhealthful, unhealthy, unhygienic, unsanitary, unwholesome