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.
Any time there is a new outbreak of infectious disease, it can be alarming.
This familiar presence of consumption made it impossible for most medical men to believe it was infectious at all.
This is one of the most infectious and easily communicable diseases.
"Evidently, of an infectious fever as your Eminence so well says," he replied.
But his heart was in it, and religious conviction is the most infectious thing in the world.
As the doctor declared it not infectious, I was allowed to nurse him.
Philip's gaiety was infectious, and Jack burst out laughing at his last remark.
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.