autoinfection

noun au·to·in·fec·tion \ -in-ˈfek-shən \

Definition of autoinfection

: reinfection with larvae produced by parasitic worms already in the body

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autoinfection

noun au·to·in·fec·tion \ -in-ˈfek-shən \

medical Definition of autoinfection

: reinfection with larvae produced by parasitic worms already in the body — compare hyperinfection

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