infectious disease definition

  • others:
    • Any disease brought on by the entry, growth, and multiplication of microorganisms in the body; a germ condition. It may not be infectious.
    • Occasionally, as distinguished from infectious disease, such an illness communicated by germs held floating around or water, and so spread without contact with the individual, as measles.
  • noun:
    • a disease sent just by a particular sort of contact

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