slow infection

[ slō ]

n.

An infection having a long incubation period, as that caused by a slow virus or by a prion.

Nearby words

  1. slow down,
  2. slow fire,
  3. slow food,
  4. slow gait,
  5. slow handclap,
  6. slow loris,
  7. slow march,
  8. slow match,
  9. slow motion,
  10. slow neutron


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