A particular destructive process in an organ or organism, with a specific cause and characteristic symptoms; specif., an illness; ailment
The invasion of bodily tissue by pathogenic microorganisms that proliferate, resulting in tissue injury that can progress to disease:
The definition of contamination is something that contaminates (causes an impurity) or is something that has been made impure or spoiled.
The body of all data transferred to one or both parties during an act of communication.
Poor health resulting from disease of body or mind; sickness.
Any of various diseases characterized by skin eruptions, as smallpox or chickenpox
The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
The definition of miasma is steam rising from rotting vegetable or animal matter.
A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
A source of spreading corruption or decay.
Any of various similar poisons, related to proteins, formed in certain plants, as ricin, or secreted by certain animals, as snake venom: toxins, when injected into animals or humans, typically initiate the formation of antitoxins
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
Transmission is the act of sending something like a cold or a message, or the part of a machine that transmits power from the engine to the moving parts.
any disease easily transmitted by contact
A harmful or destructive influence:
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