coinfection


co·in·fec·tion

noun \kō-in-ˈfek-shən\

Definition of COINFECTION

:  concurrent infection of a cell or organism with two organisms
co·in·fect \-ˈfekt\ transitive verb

First Known Use of COINFECTION

1974

co·in·fec·tion

noun \ˌkō-in-ˈfek-shən\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of COINFECTION

: concurrent infection of a cell or organism with two microorganisms <pneumonia caused by coinfection with an orthomyxovirus and a streptococcus>
co·in·fect \-ˈfekt\ transitive verb

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