noun, plural con·ta·gia [kuhn-tey-juh, -jee-uh]. /kənˈteɪ dʒə, -dʒi ə/. Pathology.
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Thus the theory of contagium vivum, for which Henle contended as early as 1821, was not forgotten.An Epitome of the History of Medicine|Roswell Park
Hoare states that in this type of specific arthritis the contagium is probably carried by the blood.Lameness of the Horse|John Victor Lacroix
Richardson believes that the contagium was attached to the thatch, which could not be thoroughly disinfected.
A freezing temperature ordinarily destroys the contagium of yellow fever.
He also made some remarkable experiments on the permanence of the contagium in the form of spores.Fragments of science, V. 1-2|John Tyndall