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  • 41 contagious — Relating to contagion; communicable or transmissible by contact with the sick or their fresh secretions or excretions. * * * con·ta·gious jəs adj 1) communicable by contact <tuberculosis in the contagious stage> compare INFECTIOUS …

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  • 42 Contagious caprine pleuropneumonia — Mycoplasma capricolum subsp. capricolum Scientific classification Kingdom: Bacteria Phylum: Tenericutes  or Firmicutes Class …

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  • 43 contagious, infectious — These words have precise scientific meanings, but in everyday usage they are often confused. As for illness, a contagious disease is one communicated or transferred by contact; an infectious disease is indirectly communicated by such agencies as… …

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  • 44 contagious — adj. VERBS ▪ be, become, prove ▪ The new disease proved contagious. ADVERB ▪ highly, very ▪ …

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  • 45 Contagious Orgasm — Infobox musical artist Name = Contagious Orgasm Img capt = Img size = Landscape = Background = group or band Alias = Origin = Japan Genre = Ambient Industrial, Noise, Rhythmic Noise Years active = 1989 Present Label = Old Europa Cafe, Ant Zen… …

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  • 46 contagious pustular dermatitis — 1. contagious acne of horses. 2. contagious ecthyma …

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  • 47 contagious — adj. extremely, highly contagious * * * [kən teɪdʒəs] highly contagious extremely …

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  • 48 contagious, infectious —  Diseases spread by contact are contagious.  Those spread by air and water are infectious. Used figuratively ( contagious laughter, infectious enthusiasm ), either is fine …

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  • 49 contagious, infectious —    Diseases spread by contact are contagious. Those spread by air and water are infectious. Used figuratively ( contagious laughter, infectious enthusiasm ), either is fine …

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  • 50 contagious, infectious —    Diseases spread by contact are contagious. Those spread by air and water are infectious. Used figuratively ( contagious laughter, infectious enthusiasm ), either is fine …

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  • 51 contagious — adjective 1》 (of a disease) spread by direct or indirect contact of people or organisms.     ↘having a contagious disease. 2》 (of an emotion, attitude, etc.) likely to spread to and affect others: her enthusiasm is contagious. Derivatives… …

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  • 52 contagious — [kənˈteɪdʒəs] adj 1) a contagious disease spreads easily from one person to another 2) a contagious feeling spreads quickly from one person to another …

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  • 53 contagious — /kənˈteɪdʒəs / (say kuhn tayjuhs) adjective 1. communicable to other individuals by physical contact, as a disease. 2. carrying or spreading a disease. 3. tending to spread from one to another: panic is contagious. {Middle English, from Late… …

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  • 54 contagious —   Lele.    ♦ Contagious disease, ma i lele, ma i pālahalaha.    ♦ Contagious skin disease,, ili e e …

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  • 55 contagious — adj. 1 a (of a person) likely to transmit disease by contact. b (of a disease) transmitted in this way. 2 (of emotions, reactions, etc.) likely to affect others (contagious enthusiasm). Phrases and idioms: contagious abortion brucellosis of… …

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  • 56 contagious abortion — noun Date: 1910 a contagious or infectious disease (as a brucellosis) of domestic animals characterized by abortion …

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  • 57 Contagious Equine Metritis — Die Ansteckende Gebärmutterentzündung des Pferdes (Kontagiöse Equine Metritis, englisch Contagious Equine Metritis, CEM) ist eine ansteckende Deckseuche bei Pferden, die vom Bakterium Taylorella equigenitalis verursacht wird. Die CEM ist wegen… …

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  • 58 contagious — adjective /kənˈteɪdʒəs/ a) Of a disease, easily transmitted to others. b) Of a fashion, laughter, etc., easily passed on to others. Syn: catching, infectious Ant: non contagious …

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  • 59 Contagious Diseases Acts — Les Contagious Diseases Acts (Lois sur les maladies contagieuses) sont une série des lois britanniques votées entre 1864 et 1867 destinées au départ à lutter contre les maladies vénériennes dans les villes de garnison. Elles servaient surtout… …

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  • 60 contagious agalactia — a contagious disease of goats and sheep in southern Europe and North Africa, usually caused by Mycoplasma agalactiae; symptoms include arthritis and eye lesions, with mastitis in females …

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