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etiological agents
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
A chemical, biological or physical entity that may cause disease in an organism.
Definition Source
NAL Thesaurus Staff
RDF/XML Format:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/136950.rdf
Source
Joint Institute for Food Safety and Applied Nutrition (JIFSAN)
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/136950
Used For
aetiological agents
disease-causing agents
Broader Term
etiology
Narrower Term
pathogens
Related Term
diseases and disorders (animals and humans)
food contamination
foodborne illness
health hazards
parasites
plant diseases and disorders
Spanish
agentes etiológicos
Term Number
136950