TORCH infection

noun

Medical Definition of TORCH infection

: a group of symptoms especially of newborn infants that include hepatosplenomegaly, jaundice, and thrombocytopenia and are caused by infection with one or more of the TORCH agents

called also TORCH syndrome

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“TORCH infection.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/TORCH%20infection. Accessed 15 Aug. 2020.

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