morbific

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morbific

(mɔːˈbɪfɪk) or

morbiferous

adj
(Pathology) causing disease; pathogenic
morˈbifically adv
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Adj.1.morbific - able to cause disease; "infective agents"; "pathogenic bacteria"
unhealthful - detrimental to good health; "unhealthful air pollution"; "unhealthful conditions in old apartments with peeling lead-based paint"
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Adult Bruchomyiinae are superficially similar to phlebotomine "sand-flies" (Phlebotominae) and frequently occur together with these morbiferous insects in the field.