Infection

Infection is the invasion of a host organism`s body tissues by disease-causing agents, their multiplication, and the reaction of host tissues to these organisms and the toxins they produce. Infectious diseases, also known as transmissible diseases or communicable diseases, comprise clinically evident illness (i.e., characteristic medical signs an....
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Infection

`Invasion of the body by harmful organisms` (Oxford Dictionary for Nurses).
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infection

(from the article `infectious disease`) in medicine, a process caused by a microorganism that impairs a person`s health. An infection, by contrast, is the invasion of and replication in the ... ...problems related to variations in transmissibility of organisms and in susceptibility of individuals to disease. Light was thrown on these .....
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infection

(in-fek´shәn) invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues; see also infectious disease.
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infection

[n] - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms 2. [n] - (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound 3. [n] - (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disea...
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Infection

• (n.) The state of being infected; contamination by morbific particles; the result of infecting influence; a prevailing disease; epidemic. • (n.) That which infects, or causes the communicated disease; any effluvium, miasm, or pestilential matter by which an infectious disease is caused. • (n.) The act or process of infecting. &bull...
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infection

contagion noun an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
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Infection

[board game] This category is a list of North Ferriby United A.F.C. managers, past and present. ...
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Infection

[journal] Infection is a bimonthly peer-reviewed medical journal published by Springer Science+Business Media. It covers research on infectious diseases, including etiology, pathogenesis, diagnosis, and treatment in outpatient and inpatient settings. == Types of articles == The journal publishes original research articles, brief reports, re...
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Infection

In·fec'tion noun [ Confer French infection , Latin infectio a dyeing.] 1. The act or process of infecting. « There was a strict order against coming to those pits, and that was only to prevent infection De Foe. 2. That which infects, or ca...
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infection

1. <microbiology> Invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues, which may be clinically unapparent or result in local cellular injury due to competitive metabolism, toxins, intracellular replication or antigen antibody response. The infection may remain localised, subclinical and temporary if the bodys defensive mechanisms ar...
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infection

1. invasion and multiplication of microorganisms in body tissues, which may be clinically unapparent or result in local cellular injury due to competitive metabolism, toxins, intracellular replication, or antigen-antibody response. The infection may remain localized, subclinical, and temporary if the body's defensive mechanisms are effective. A l.....
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infection

a condition in which the body is invaded by an infectious organism (e.g., bacteria, virus, fungus).
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Infection

disease-causing micro-organisms that enter the body, multiply, and damage cells or release toxins
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Infection

Illness caused by micro-organisms, such as bacteria, viruses and fungi. Signs of infection include a high temperature and pain, swelling and redness in the infected area.
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infection

In brewing, an infection refers to significant levels of any microbes in the beer wort other than the desired yeast. Potential infecting microbes include wild yeasts (and other fungi), as well as various bacteria. Symptoms of an infection can vary widely depending on the specific infecting microbe(s), and can include (but are not limited to): mo...
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Infection

In the early part of the last century, infections were thought to be the propagation of disease by effluvia (see above) from patients crowded together. "Miasms" were believed to be substances which could not be seen in any form--emanations not apparent to the senses. Such miasms were understood to act by infection.
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Infection

In the early part of the last century, infections were thought to be the propagation of disease by e
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Infection

In the early part of the last century, infections were thought to be the propagation of disease by effluvia (see above) from patients crowded together. "Miasms" were believed to be substances which could not be seen in any form--emanations not apparent to the senses. Such miasms were understood to act by infection.
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Infection

Infection is the action a virus carries out when it enters a computer system or storage device.
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infection

infection, invasion of plant or animal tissues by microorganisms, i.e., bacteria, viruses, viroids, fungi, rickettsias, and protozoans. The invasion of body tissues by parasitic worms and other higher organisms is commonly referred to as infestation.Invading organisms such as bacteria produce toxins...
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Infection

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. The term 'infection' has some exceptions. For example, the norm...
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infection

Invasion and multiplication of germs in the body. Infections can occur in any part of the body and can spread throughout the body. The germs may be bacteria, viruses, yeast, or fungi. They can cause a fever and other problems, depending on where the infection occurs. When the body
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infection

Invasion of the body by bacteria, fungi, or viruses that produces either a localized or systemic response.
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infection

Invasion of the body by disease-causing organisms (pathogens, or germs) that become established, multiply, and produce symptoms. Bacteria and viruses cause most diseases, but diseases are also caused by other micro-organisms, protozoans, and other parasites. Most pathogens enter and leave the body through the digestive or respiratory tracts...
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