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impeksyon : infection (n.)
[ Etymology: Spanish: infeccion: infection ]

Derivatives of impeksyon

n. (state)1. infectionthe pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms.
~ health problem, ill health, unhealthinessa state in which you are unable to function normally and without pain.
~ enterobiasisan infestation with or a resulting infection caused by the pinworm Enterobius vermicularis; occurs especially in children.
~ whitlow, felona purulent infection at the end of a finger or toe in the area surrounding the nail.
~ focal infectionbacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere.
~ cross infection, nonsocial infectionan infection that is acquired at a hospital or other healthcare facility.
~ opportunistic infectionany infection caused by a microorganism that does not normally cause disease in humans; occurs in persons with abnormally functioning immune systems (as AIDS patients or transplant patients receiving immunosuppressive drugs).
~ paronychiainfection in the tissues adjacent to a nail on a finger or toe.
~ protozoal infectionany infection caused by a protozoan.
~ respiratory infection, respiratory tract infectionany infection of the respiratory tract.
~ itch, scabiesa contagious skin infection caused by the itch mite; characterized by persistent itching and skin irritation.; "he has a bad case of the itch"
~ bilharzia, bilharziasis, schistosomiasisan infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected.
~ sepsisthe presence of pus-forming bacteria or their toxins in the blood or tissues.
~ sorean open skin infection.
~ staphylococcal infectionan infection with staphylococcus bacteria; usually marked by abscess formation.
~ septic sore throat, strep throat, streptococcal sore throat, streptococcus tonsilitis, throat infectionan infection of the oral pharynx and tonsils by streptococcus.
~ eye infection, hordeolum, sty, styean infection of the sebaceous gland of the eyelid.
~ superinfectioninfection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection.
~ suprainfectionsecondary infection caused by an opportunistic infection.
~ tapeworm infectionintestinal infection by a species of parasitic tapeworm; usually the result of eating inadequately cooked meat or fish.
~ lockjaw, tetanusan acute and serious infection of the central nervous system caused by bacterial infection of open wounds; spasms of the jaw and laryngeal muscles may occur during the late stages.
~ toxoplasmosisinfection caused by parasites transmitted to humans from infected cats; if contracted by a pregnant woman it can result in serious damage to the fetus.
~ viral infection, virus infectioninfection by a virus that is pathogenic to humans.
~ vaccina, vaccinia, variola vaccina, variola vaccine, variola vacciniaa local infection induced in humans by inoculation with the virus causing cowpox in order to confer resistance to smallpox; normally lasts three weeks and leaves a pitted scar.
~ incubation(pathology) the phase in the development of an infection between the time a pathogen enters the body and the time the first symptoms appear.
n. (process)2. infection(phonetics) the alteration of a speech sound under the influence of a neighboring sound.
~ phoneticsthe branch of acoustics concerned with speech processes including its production and perception and acoustic analysis.
~ linguistic processa process involved in human language.
n. (process)3. infection(medicine) the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms and their multiplication which can lead to tissue damage and disease.
~ medical specialty, medicinethe branches of medical science that deal with nonsurgical techniques.
~ pathologic process, pathological processan organic process occurring as a consequence of disease.
~ zymosis(medicine) the development and spread of an infectious disease (especially one caused by a fungus).
n. (event)4. contagion, infection, transmissionan incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted.
~ incidenta single distinct event.
n. (communication)5. contagion, infectionthe communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people.; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"
~ communicationsomething that is communicated by or to or between people or groups.
n. (attribute)6. infectionmoral corruption or contamination.; "ambitious men are led astray by an infection that is almost unavoidable"
~ corruption, corruptnesslack of integrity or honesty (especially susceptibility to bribery); use of a position of trust for dishonest gain.
n. (attribute)7. infection(international law) illegality that taints or contaminates a ship or cargo rendering it liable to seizure.
~ illegalityunlawfulness by virtue of violating some legal statute.
~ law, jurisprudencethe collection of rules imposed by authority.; "civilization presupposes respect for the law"; "the great problem for jurisprudence to allow freedom while enforcing order"