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WordNet 3.0Copyright Princeton University


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n. - Infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection.

Usage examples (31)
  • Bacterial superinfection is also possible.
  • It is clear that this anti-parasite treatment can result in improvement of patients 'elephantiasis and hydrocoele (especially in the early stages of disease), but the most...
  • If more than one virus enters the cell, it would be a waste, as only one can replicate once inside, and many viruses have ways to prevent this "superinfection".
  • But it's usually the superinfection that sort of tails along behind the H1N1, the bacteria, staph-like bacteria. for more
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