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infected adj
1 contaminated with infecting organisms; "dirty wounds"; "obliged to go into infected rooms"- Jane Austen [syn: contaminated, dirty, pestiferous]
2 having undergone infection; "a purulent wound" [syn: purulent, pussy, putrid]

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  1. past of infect
    Slowly, the strange alien virus infected the whole town.


  1. referring to something that has received an infection
    The infected bodies were hastily piled up and burned.


Extensive Definition

An infection is the detrimental colonization of a host organization by a foreign species.
Infection may also refer to:
Infected, the adjective form of infection, may also refer to:
Infectious may refer to:
infected in Hebrew: זיהום (פירושונים)

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