infestation

noun

in·​fes·​ta·​tion ˌin-ˌfes-ˈtā-shən How to pronounce infestation (audio)
1
: the act of infesting something
2
: something that infests
3
: the state of being infested especially with metazoan ectoparasites

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“Infestation.” Merriam-Webster.com Medical Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/medical/infestation. Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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