droplet infection

Origin of droplet infection

First recorded in 1905–10
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droplet infection in Medicine

droplet infection

[drŏplĭt]
n.
  1. An infection transmitted from one individual to another by droplets of moisture expelled from the upper respiratory tract through sneezing or coughing.
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