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Definitions of infection:

part of speech: noun

Act of infecting: that which infects or taints.

part of speech: noun

The act by which poisonous matter or exhalations produce disease in a healthy body; that which taints or corrupts, as by communication from one to another.

part of speech: noun

The act of communicating disease or taint; that which communicates disease or corrupts; taint; communication of disease from the sick to the healthy; a disease that may be communicated.

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