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infection
Subject Category
H Health and Pathology
Definition
Invasion of the host organism by microorganisms that can cause pathological conditions or diseases.
Definition Source
Medical Subject Headings 2016
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http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/757.rdf
Persistent URI:
http://lod.nal.usda.gov/nalt/757
Broader Term
pathological processes and conditions
Narrower Term
cross infection
host cell invasion
mixed infection
opportunistic infection
secondary infection
sepsis (infection)
superinfection
toxemia
Related Term
disease transmission
infectious diseases
pathogens
Spanish
infección
Term Number
757