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reinfection

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noun re·in·fec·tion \ˌrē-ən-ˈfek-shən\

Definition of reinfection

  1. :  infection following recovery from or superimposed on infection of the same type




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reinfection

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noun re·in·fec·tion \ˌrē-in-ˈfek-shən\

Medical Definition of reinfection

  1. :  infection following recovery from or superimposed on a previous infection of the same type <rescreening aimed at detecting reinfection following treatment—Diana Mahoney>

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




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