retroinfection

noun
ret·​ro·​infection | \ "+ \

Definition of retroinfection

: infection contrary to the usual course specifically : infection communicated to a mother by her fetus

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retro- + infection

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“Retroinfection.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/retroinfection. Accessed 23 Jan. 2021.

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