Medical Dictionary

superinfection

noun su·per·in·fec·tion \-in-ˈfek-shən\

Definition of SUPERINFECTION

:  a second infection superimposed on an earlier one especially by a different microbial agent of exogenous or endogenous origin that is resistant to the treatment used against the first infection
March 31, 2015
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