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One entry found for infection.
Main Entry: in·fec·tion
Pronunciation: in-primarystressfek-shschwan
Function: noun
1 : an act or process of infecting
2 a : the state produced by something infectious (as a germ or parasite) living in or on a suitable host b : a disease resulting from infection : INFECTIOUS DISEASE
3 a : something (as a bacterium or virus) infectious b : material contaminated with something infectious

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