infectious


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capable of transmission by infection

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caused by infection or capable of causing infection

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easily spread

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There was something so infectious in the rollicking tunes which Captain Jim played that very soon Marshall Elliott's feet began to twitch.
Such is hope, Heaven's own gift to struggling mortals; pervading, like some subtle essence from the skies, all things, both good and bad; as universal as death, and more infectious than disease!
She has a fat little laugh that is very infectious.
Partly, from that remarkable idiosyncrasy to which I have before alluded; partly, perhaps, from tenderness to my feelings, or fear to disturb my philosophy by touching upon the infectious theme of love.
Robertson, after the most careful examination, had assured him that it was not infectious, and that if proper care were taken, there could be no reason for stopping the school-work at present.
The Lady Blanche avoided her as if she had been an infectious disease.
The simple-hearted Marya Yevgenyevna simply roared with laughter at everything absurd the prince said, and his jokes made Varenka helpless with feeble but infectious laughter, which was something Kitty had never seen before.
He has an impression upon him that he has lost hold of his temper; feels that Edwin Drood's coolness, so far from being infectious, makes him red-hot.
Impatience, then," he declared, "must be the most infectious of fevers.
More talk, more time for the development of infectious influences--in my room, too-- remember that, in my room!
He waved his horrid hand at me--he struck his infectious breast-- he addressed me oratorically, as if I was laid up in the House of Commons.
Changes in immune function during pregnancy alter a pregnant woman's susceptibility to and severity of certain infectious diseases.
Uncover companies actively partnering infectious vaccines opportunities
We realize that the accomplishments of the center and its derivative agencies are vast and that to give them full recognition would require far more space in Emerging Infectious Diseases than might be feasible.
For a few exhilarating decades in the middle of the twentieth century, it seemed the world might have a reprieve from some major infectious diseases.
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