contagious disease definition

  • others:
    • A disease communicable by contact with a patient enduring it, or with some release of, or item handled by, such a patient. Many these types of diseases have now been turned out to be germ conditions, and their particular communicability depends on the transmission associated with residing germs. Numerous germ diseases are not infectious, some kind of special approach to transmission or inoculation associated with the germs becoming required.
  • noun:
    • any infection quickly sent by contact

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