hyperinfection

noun
hy·​per·​in·​fec·​tion | \ ˌhī-pə-rin-ˈfek-shən How to pronounce hyperinfection (audio) \

Medical Definition of hyperinfection

: repeated reinfection with larvae produced by parasitic worms already in the body due to the ability of various parasites to complete the life cycle within a single host — compare autoinfection

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“Hyperinfection.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/hyperinfection. Accessed 3 Jul. 2022.

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