Definition of Infecting

1. Verb. (present participle of infect) ¹

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Definition of Infecting

1. infect [v] - See also: infect

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Infecting

infected abortion
infecting (current term)
infection-exhaustion psychosis
infection calculus
infection control
infection control nurse
infection control practitioners
infection immunity
infection thread
infectious agent
infectious anaemia
infectious arteritis virus of horses

Literary usage of Infecting

Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:

1. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1858)
"On the contrary, the bubo due to an infecting sore, which very rarely gives ... An infecting chancre is usually single, while the non-infecting sore is ..."

2. A Treatise on Diseases of the Skin: With Special Reference to Their by M'Call Anderson, Thomas M'Call Anderson (1887)
"The non-infecting (soft) Chancre, which is always a local sore, though it may spread by inoculation of neighboring parts, or by absorption of the secretion ..."

3. The Retrospect of Practical Medicine and Surgery: Being a Half-yearly edited by William Braithwaite, James Braithwaite, Edmond Fauriel Trevelyan (1856)
"The virus from such a sore might be readily enough inoculated ; much more certainly, indeed, than that from a genuine infecting sore. Inoculation, therefore ..."

4. The Half-yearly Abstract of the Medical Sciences: Being a Digest of British edited by William Harcourt Ranking, Charles Bland Radcliffe, William Dommett Stone (1862)
"On the different microscopical characters of the Secretions from infecting and Non-infecting Syphilitic Sores. By Mr. HENRY LEE, Surgeon to King's College ..."

5. The Retrospect of Medicine by William Braithwaite (1856)
"The virus from such a sore might be readily enough inoculated; much more certainly, indeed, than that from a genuine infecting sore. Inoculation, therefore ..."

6. Lectures on Venereal Diseases by William Alexander Hammond (1864)
"WE have heretofore only considered one species of venereal ulcers, the soft, non-infecting chancre, and the accidents to which it is liable. ..."

7. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"... and is not a little helped by the social ambitions which are infecting the richer members of the Nonconformist sects and making them keep to themselves ..."

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