hyperinfection

[ hī′pər-ĭn-fĕkshən ]

n.

Infection by very large numbers of organisms as a result of immunologic deficiency.

Nearby words

  1. hyperhemoglobinemia,
  2. hyperhidrosis,
  3. hyperhydration,
  4. hypericum,
  5. hyperimmunoglobulin e syndrome,
  6. hyperinflate,
  7. hyperinflation,
  8. hyperinsulinism,
  9. hyperinvolution,
  10. hyperion


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