A pernicious, evil influence or agent.
The definition of contamination is something that contaminates (causes an impurity) or is something that has been made impure or spoiled.
any disease easily transmitted by contact
A harmful or destructive influence:
The definition of miasma is steam rising from rotting vegetable or animal matter.
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
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
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.
The act or process of transmitting; a transmission.
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:
(--- Archaic) A person employed to help, especially a farm worker or domestic servant.
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