transitive verb see superinfection

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • superinfect — su·per·in·fect (so͞o pər ĭn fĕktʹ) tr.v. su·per·in·fect·ed, su·per·in·fect·ing, su·per·in·fects To cause (a cell, for example) to be further infected with a microorganism; infect a second time or more. * * * …   Universalium

  • superinfect — verb To infect as a superinfection …   Wiktionary

  • superinfect — su·per·in·fect in fekt vt to cause or produce superinfection of <superinfected cells> …   Medical dictionary

  • superinfect — su·per·infect …   English syllables

  • superinfect — verb infect (an infected cell) further or infect a cell already containing similar organisms • Derivationally related forms: ↑superinfection • Hypernyms: ↑infect, ↑taint • Verb Frames: Somebody s something …   Useful english dictionary

  • superinfection — noun Date: circa 1922 reinfection or a second infection with a microbial agent (as a bacterium, fungus, or virus) • superinfect transitive verb …   New Collegiate Dictionary

  • superinfection — noun infection that occurs while you are being treated for another infection • Derivationally related forms: ↑superinfect • Hypernyms: ↑infection …   Useful english dictionary

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