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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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An additional invasion by and multiplication of pathogenic microorganisms in a bodily part or tissue following recovery from or superimposed on a previous instance of the same type.

Usage examples (37)
  • Noun : Is this infection very dangerous?
  • "Long-term reinfection of the human genome by endogenous retroviruses."
  • It should remove 99% of infections and prevent reinfection.
  • Polio had been eradicated, before a recent reinfection from India. for more
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