infection

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disease of cattle that can be transmitted to humans; results from infection with actinomycetes; characterized by hard swellings that exude pus through long sinuses actinomycosis
any disorder (as sudden confusion or disorientation) in an otherwise normal person that is due to reversible (temporary) impairment of brain tissues (as by head injuries or drugs or infection) acute brain disorder , acute organic brain syndrome
glossitis resulting from injury or infection and characterized by swelling and pain acute glossitis
renal failure associated with burns or other trauma or with acute infection or obstruction of the urinary tract acute kidney failure , acute renal failure
pyelonephritis resulting from the spread of a bladder infection acute pyelonephritis
rare immunological disorder characterized by the virtual absence of gamma globulin in the blood and consequent susceptibility to infection agammaglobulinemia
infection by a disease-causing ameba amebiasis , amebiosis , amoebiasis , amoebiosis
disease of humans that is not communicable; caused by infection with Bacillus anthracis followed by septicemia anthrax
form of anthrax infection acquired by inhalation of dust containing Bacillus anthracis; initial symptoms (chill and cough and dyspnea and rapid pulse) are followed by extreme cardiovascular collapse anthrax pneumonia , inhalation anthrax , pulmonary anthrax , ragpicker's disease , ragsorter's disease , woolsorter's disease , woolsorter's pneumonia
penicillin and other bacterial infection medicine antibiotic
infection-fighting protein antibody
infection-preventing technique antisepsis
acute intestinal infection caused by ingestion of contaminated water or food Asiatic cholera , cholera , epidemic cholera , Indian cholera
opportunistic infection by a fungus of the genus Aspergillus; characterized by inflammation and lesions of the ear and other organs aspergillosis
fungal infection of the feet athlete's foot , tinea pedis
acute infection of the intestine by shigella bacteria; characterized by diarrhea and fever and abdominal pains bacillary dysentery , shigellosis
fungal infection of the face and neck barber's itch , tinea barbae
infestation with or a resulting infection caused by a parasite of the genus Schistosoma; common in the tropics and Far East; symptoms depend on the part of the body infected bilharzia , bilharziasis , schistosomiasis
exposure to infectious agents that can be transmitted by the respiratory route and which can cause serious infection biosafety level 3
invasion of the bloodstream by virulent microorganisms from a focus of infection blood poisoning , septicaemia , septicemia
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