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infection

synonym (synonym of infection)

  • (noun.event)
    an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted (noun.event)
     
  • (noun.communication)
    the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people (noun.communication)
     

hypernym (infection IS A KIND OF .... relation)

  • (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure (noun.attribute)
    unlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute (noun.attribute)
     
  • (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease (noun.process)
    an organic process occurring as a consequence of disease (noun.process)
     
  • (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound (noun.process)
    a process involved in human language (noun.process)
     
  • an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted (noun.event)
    a single distinct event (noun.event)
     
  • moral corruption or contamination (noun.attribute)
    lack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain (noun.attribute)
     
  • the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people (noun.communication)
    something that is communicated by or to or between people or groups (noun.tops)
     
  • the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms (noun.state)
    a state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain (noun.state)
     

hyponym (.... IS A KIND OF infection relation)

  • (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease (noun.process)
    (medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus) (noun.process)
     
  • the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms (noun.state)
    an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    any infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems ( more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    infection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    any infection caused by a protozoan (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    any infection of the respiratory tract (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    the presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an open skin infection (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    secondary infection caused by an opportunistic infection (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    intestinal infection by a species of parasitic tapeworm; usually the result of eating inadequately cooked meat or fish (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    an acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may more.. (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    infection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    infection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans (noun.state)
     
  • (noun.state)
    a local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks more.. (noun.state)
     

part holonym (PART OF relation)

  • (noun.time)
    (pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear (noun.time)
     

derivation (.... is derived from infection)

  • (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease (noun.process)
    contaminate with a disease or microorganism (verb.body)
     
  • an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted (noun.event)
    transfer to another (verb.possession)
     
  • (adj.all)
    (of disease) capable of being transmitted by infection (adj.all)
     
  • the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people (noun.communication)
    affect in a contagious way (verb.cognition)
     
  • (adj.all)
    easily spread (adj.all)
     
  • (adj.all)
    easily diffused or spread as from one person to another (adj.all)
     
  • the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms (noun.state)
    caused by infection or capable of causing infection (adj.all)
     

domain category (infection is domain category of ....)

  • (international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure (noun.attribute)
    the collection of rules imposed by authority (noun.group)
     
  • (medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease (noun.process)
    the branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques (noun.cognition)
     
  • (phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound (noun.process)
    the branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis (noun.cognition)
     
synonym hypernym hyponym part holonym derivation domain category contagion transmission illegality corruption communication incident pathologic process pathological process zymosis enterobiasis felon whitlow focal infection cross infection incubation infect infectious contagious communicate catching communicable jurisprudence law medical specialty phonetics

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