Infection of a host by an organism produced within or upon the body of the same individual host i.e. re-infection by a parasite juvenile without its leaving the host.
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Au`to-in·fec'tion noun [ Auto- + infection .] (Medicine) Poisoning caused by a virus that originates and develops in the organism itself.
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• (n.) Poisoning caused by a virus that originates and develops in the organism itself.
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Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-in-fek′shŭn Definitions: 1. Reinfection by microbes or parasitic organisms that have already passed through an infective cycle. 2. Self-infection by direct contagion, as with pinworm (Enterobius vermicularis) eggs passed in the infectious state a...
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Autoinfection is the infection of a primary host with a parasite, particularly a helminth, in such a way that the complete life cycle of the parasite happens in a single organism, without the involvement of another host. Therefore, the primary host is at the same time the secondary host of the para...
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1. Reinfection by microbes or parasitic organisms on or within the body that have already passed through an infective cycle, such as a succession of boils, or a new infective cycle with production of a new generation of larvae and adults, as by the nematode Strongyloides stercoralis or the cestode H...
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autoinfection 1. Reinfection by an organism existing within the body or transferred from one part of the body to another. 2. The direct reinfection of a host individual by larval offspring of an existing parasite.
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Synonym for autoinfection ... 1. Reinfection by microbes or parasitic organisms on or within the body that have already passed through an infective cycle, such as a succession of boils, or a new infective cycle with production of a new generation of larvae and adults, as by the nematode Strongyloide...
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Type: Term Pronunciation: aw′tō-rē′in-fek′shŭn Synonyms: autoinfection
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