The surprisingly boring movie Contagion, has arrived, signaling the end of balmy youth for the field of infectious diseases.
Don't try telling that to this exuberant volunteer with an infectious laugh.
When the intestine is permeable and inflamed, infectious or toxic substances “leak” through the lining into the blood stream.
infectious in·fec·tious (ĭn-fěk'shəs)
Capable of causing infection.
Caused by or capable of being transmitted by infection.
Caused by a pathogenic microorganism or agent.
Capable of causing infection. See Note at contagious.