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Noun
/inˈfekSHən/,
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infections, plural;
  1. The process of infecting or the state of being infected
    • - strict hygiene will limit the risk of infection
  2. An infectious disease
    • - a chest infection
  3. The presence of a virus in, or its introduction into, a computer system


  1. the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms
  2. (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound
  3. an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
  4. contagion: the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"
  5. moral corruption or contamination; "ambitious men are led astray by an infection that is almost unavoidable"
  6. (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure
  7. 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. ...
  8. Infekcija (2003) is a Croatian film directed by Krsto Papić. It was released in 2003.
  9. 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. ...
  10. 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.
  11. (Infected (album)) Infected was The The's second album (if one excludes Burning Blue Soul and The Pornography Of Despair, which was never officially released), released in 1986.
  12. (Infected (band)) Infected (typeset as iNFeCTeD) are an industrial/death metal band from Perth, Western Australia. They formed in 1992 and after two self released cassettes they signed with Shock's metal label, Thrust Records. ...
  13. The act or process of infecting; An uncontrolled growth of harmful microorganisms in a host
  14. (infect) to bring into contact with a substance that can cause illness (a pathogen); to make somebody enthusiastic about one's own passion
  15. (infectious) 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
  16. These infections can by viral, bacterial, or parasitic. Commonly viral infections like Mononucleosis which is commonly called Mono. Some bacterial infections include endocarditis, and syphilis. ...
  17. (Infections) (septic injuries): amputations due to an infection are usually caused by open fractures (fractures with an open wound). Indications for amputation are never diagnosed in emergency. ...
  18. (Infections) HIV, Bacillary peliosis (caused by genus Bartonella, bacteria responsible for cat-scratch disease which are identified histologically adjacent to the peliotic lesions), Staphylococcus aureus
  19. (Infections) Some people who take PEGINTRON may get an infection. Symptoms may include: fever, chills, bloody diarrhea, burning or pain with urination, urinating often, coughing up mucus (phlegm) that is discolored (for example, yellow or pink)
  20. (Infect) to enter and establish a permanent or temporary parasitic relationship with an organism. It is undesirable to use the term in the sense of inoculate, which may not lead to infection; it should not be used in the sense of contaminate.
  21. (infect) To become established in a parasitic relationship with a host plant.
  22. (Infected) 1 minute duration – You have been infected by a fast acting mutating virus.  The exact effects of this virus vary, but in all cases, after the 1 minute duration has passed, you die, and immediately turn into whatever the virus dictates.
  23. (Infected) A cut or burn that is swollen, red, or has pus.
  24. (infected) (21) stricken with the plague.
  25. (infected) people that have the disease and can spread it to others