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Synonyms for infection

Synonyms for infection

(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound

(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease

an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted

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the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people


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moral corruption or contamination

(international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure

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Acetohydroxamic acid (Lithostat) for infection stones (struvite stones) that cannot be removed.
Due to the low incidence of identified metabolic abnormalities, pure infection stones (e.
Struvite, or infection stones take place with kidney or urinary tract infections while cystine stones make up less than 1% of kidney stones.
Pathophysiology and Management of Infection Stones Sangtae Park
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