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coinfection

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noun co·in·fec·tion \kō-in-ˈfek-shən\

Definition of coinfection

  1. :  concurrent infection of a cell or organism with two organisms

co·in·fect play \-ˈfekt\ transitive verb


1974

First Known Use of coinfection

1974


Medical Dictionary

coinfection

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noun co·in·fec·tion \ˌkō-in-ˈfek-shən\

Medical Definition of coinfection

  1. :  concurrent infection of a cell or organism with two microorganisms <pneumonia caused by coinfection with an orthomyxovirus and a streptococcus>

  2. co·in·fect \-ˈfekt\play transitive verb




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