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Topic: ILLNESS AND DISABILITY


infection

noun
     
in‧fec‧tion W3
1 [countable]MIMH a disease that affects a particular part of your body and is caused by bacteria or a virus:
an ear infection
mild/slight/severe infection
a slight infection in the bladder
2MI [uncountable] when someone is infected by a disease:
Always sterilize the needle to prevent infection.
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