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infectivo ,infeccioso ,contagioso

Definition & Synonyms

• Infectious

  1. (a.) Corrupting, or tending to corrupt or contaminate; vitiating; demoralizing.
  2. (a.) Contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure and forfeiture.
  3. (a.) Capable of being easily diffused or spread; sympathetic; readily communicated; as, infectious mirth.
  4. (a.) Having qualities that may infect; communicable or caused by infection; pestilential; epidemic; as, an infectious fever; infectious clothing; infectious air; infectious vices.


• Infectious disease

  1. () Sometimes, as distinguished from contagious disease, such a disease communicated by germs carried in the air or water, and thus spread without contact with the patient, as measles.
  2. () Any disease caused by the entrance, growth, and multiplication of bacteria or protozoans in the body; a germ disease. It may not be contagious.