Definition of reinfection
: infection following recovery from or superimposed on infection of the same type
First Known Use of reinfection
Rhymes with reinfection
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Medical Definition of reinfection
: infection following recovery from or superimposed on a previous infection of the same type <rescreening aimed at detecting reinfection following treatment—Diana Mahoney>
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