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(of a disease or disease-causing organism) Likely to be transmitted to people, organisms, etc., through the environment,
  1. (of a disease or disease-causing organism) Likely to be transmitted to people, organisms, etc., through the environment

  2. Likely to spread infection
    • - the dogs may still be infectious
  3. Likely to spread or influence others in a rapid manner
    • - her enthusiasm is infectious

  1. caused by infection or capable of causing infection; "viruses and other infective agents"; "a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease"
  2. easily spread; "fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders"- Bertrand Russell
  3. of or relating to infection; "infectious hospital"; "infectious disease"
  4. (infectiously) contagiously: in a contagious manner; "she was contagiously bubbly"
  5. (infection) the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  6. (infection) (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
  7. Infectious is the fourth album of the third wave ska/funk/pop band Suburban Legends. It was released on July 29, 2007 at the House of Blues at Downtown Disney in Anaheim, California and is made available for sale at the band's .
  8. An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organism by a foreign parasite species. Infecting organisms seeks to utilize the host's resources to multiply, usually at the expense of the host. ...
  9. (Infection (2003 film)) Infekcija (2003) is a Croatian film directed by Krsto Papić. It was released in 2003.
  10. (Infection (Stargate Atlantis)) The fifth season of the military science fiction television series Stargate Atlantis commenced airing on the Sci Fi Channel in the United States on July 11, 2008, concluded on the same channel on January 9, 2009, and contained 20 episodes. ...
  11. (The Infection) The Infection is the fifth studio album by Chimaira, released on April 21, 2009. The album reached No. 30 on the Billboard 200 charts on its first week of release, selling around 15,000 copies. This was improvement from the previous album's debut at No. 42.
  12. Transmitted from one person to another, usually through the air breathed; Able to infect others; Spreading quickly from one person to another; Memorable and invoking excitement or interest
  13. (infection) The act or process of infecting; An uncontrolled growth of harmful microorganisms in a host
  14. (Infection) A condition that occurs when a foreign substance, such as bacteria, enters your body, causing your immune system to fight the intruder; all transplant recipients can get infections more easily because their immune systems are suppressed. ...
  15. (Infection) The results of the presence of harmful microorganisms in the body. Infections can be acute (sudden) or chronic (persistent).
  16. (Infection) Establishment of a pathogen within a host plant.
  17. (Infection) the growth of a parasitic organism within the body. (A parasitic organism is one that lives on or in another organism and draws its nourishment therefrom.) A person with an infection has another organism (a "germ") growing within him, drawing its nourishment from the person.
  18. (Infection) the state or condition in which the body or a part of it is invaded by pathogenic agent (microorganism or virus) that under favorable conditions multiply or produces injurious effects.
  19. (Infection) Invasion of body tissues by microorganisms such as bacteria and viruses.
  20. (Infection) a disease in a part of your body that is caused by bacteria or a virus
  21. (infection) A complication of breast augmentation surgery that is uncommon but possible as with any surgery. Most infections experienced after breast augmentation surgery are mild and easily treated.
  22. Infection of a kidney is called pyelonephritis. An important predisposing factor is obstruction of the flow of urine through the urinary tract, leading to stagnation and subsequent infection spreading up from the bladder. ...
  23. (Infection) A condition in which a disease comes in contact with the body and causes an irritation or illness
  24. (Infection) Presence and growth of a pathogenic microorganism (INS, 2000).
  25. (Infection) A sickness caused by bacteria or other germs. Infections may affect part of the body only (such as a sinus infection) or all of it (such as measles).