One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1Medicine. Of, relating to, or designating the spread of an infectious agent or disease through the air or the air passages of the body.
2Microbiology. Of a microorganism or microbial process: producing or generating gas.
Early 20th century; earliest use found in The Lancet. From aero- + -genic. Compare French aérogène.
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