Infectious

A disease capable of being transmitted by infection, with or without actual contact.

Infectious

Means an illness that can potentially pass from one person or other creature to another person - Note - It does not indicate how the illness is passed - Nor does it mean that the source of the illness was unwell - Doctors often use infectious to mean an illness that is passed by indirect means - Doctors will often use the term contagious to mean an … ...

Infectious

Refers to a pathogen that can be transmitted from one suscept to another by an external agent; also refers to any disease whose pathogen can be so transmitted.

infectious

Type: Term Pronunciation: in-fek′shŭs Definitions: 1. A disease capable of being transmitted from person to person, with or without actual contact. 2. Denoting a disease due to the action of a microorganism. Synonyms: infective
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infectious

Capable of producing propagules that disperse from one host to another and infect it.
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infectious

[adj] - caused by infection or capable of causing infection 2. [adj] - easily spread
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Infectious

In·fec'tious adjective [ Confer French infectieux .] 1. Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by infection; pestilential; epidemic; as, an infectious fever; infectious clothing; infectious air; infectious vices. « Where the infe...
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infectious

1. Capable of being transmitted by infection, with or without actual contact. ... Synonym: infective. ... 3. Denoting a disease due to the action of a microorganism. ... (05 Mar 2000) ...
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infectious

infective adjective caused by infection or capable of causing infection; `viruses and other infective agents`; `a carrier remains infective without himself showing signs of the disease`
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infectious

adjective of or relating to infection; `infectious hospital`; `infectious disease`
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infectious

adjective easily spread; `fear is exceedingly infectious; children catch it from their elders`- Bertrand Russell
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infectious

(in-fek´shәs) caused by or capable of being communicated by infection. infective (def. 1).
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Infectious

• (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing. • (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture. • (a.) Capable of being easily diffused or spread; sympathetic; readily communicated; as, infectious mirth. • (a.) Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by...
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Infectious

Capable of being spread or transmitted from one person to another with or without direct contact. Some infections are airborne, while others are not.
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Infectious

Infectious describes a disease which is capable of being transmitted
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INFECTIOUS

a disease or condition that can be transmitted from one person to another.
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Infectious

capable of invading living tissue and multiplying so as to cause a disease
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Infectious

Capable of invading living tissue and multiplying therein, causing disease.
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