Definition of Superinfection

1. Noun. Infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection.

Generic synonyms: Infection
Derivative terms: Superinfect



Definition of Superinfection

1. Noun. An infection which follows or occurs during another infection or disease process. ¹

¹ Source: wiktionary.com

Definition of Superinfection

1. [n -S]

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Lexicographical Neighbors of Superinfection

superincumbency
superincumbent
superindex
superindexes
superindices
superindividual
superinduce
superinduced
superinduces
superinducing
superinduction
superinductions
superinfect
superinfected
superinfecting
superinfection (current term)
superinfections
superinfects
superinflation
superinfuse
superinfused
superinfuses
superinfusing
supering
superinjection
superinjections
superinjunction
superinjunctions
superinspect
superinstitution

Literary usage of Superinfection

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1. Digestive Diseases of the U. S.: Epidemiology and Impact edited by James E. Everhart (1994)
"In acute HDV superinfection, HDV antigen also is difficult to detect. Anti-HDV will develop in all superinfected patients but not necessarily at the onset ..."

2. The Harvey Lectures by Harvey Society of New York, New York Academy of Medicine (1917)
"The effect of a superinfection may be a purely local manifestation or it may ... The character of the lesions produced by superinfection agrees with that of ..."

3. A Practical treatise on diseases of the skin for the use of students and by Oliver Samuel Ormsby (1921)
"Reinfection and superinfection in Syphilis.1—A second attack nf syphilis initiated by a ... superinfection has also been the subject of many reports. In th. ..."

4. The Lancet-clinic by Mississippi Valley Medical Association, Ohio Valley Medical Association (1912)
"Through these conditions we have found a gross anatomic and practical clinical differential sign between primary infection and superinfection. ..."

5. The Medical Clinics of North America by Michael C. Fiore, Stephen S. Entman, Charles B. Rush (1921)
"Reinfection, superinfection, or ... injection on the seventh day, or suppressed so that superinfection or complete recurrence was possible. 3. ..."

6. The American Journal of the Medical Sciences by Southern Society for Clinical Investigation (U.S.) (1916)
"This interpretation is incorrect, as a positive Wassermann indicates tissue response against superinfection due to the presence of the spirochetes rather ..."

7. Infection and Resistance: An Exposition of the Biological Phenomena by Hans Zinsser (1918)
"Although his observations and those of Finger and Landsteiner, with other similar ones, teach us that superinfection during the disease is possible the ..."

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