contagium

noun con·ta·gium \ kən-ˈtā-j(ē-)əm \

Definition of contagium

plural contagia play \kən-ˈtā-j(ē-)ə\
: an agent capable of causing a communicable disease

Origin and Etymology of contagium

Latin, contagion, from contingere


Medical Dictionary

contagium

noun con·ta·gium \ kən-ˈtā-j(ē-)əm \

medical Definition of contagium

plural contagia play \-j(ē-)ə\
: a virus or living organism capable of causing a communicable disease

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