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Definition of "infectable" [infectable]

  • Able to infect or to become infected (adjective)

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Use "infectable" in a sentence
  • "It is a physiological way of preventing abnormal proliferation of activated lymphocyte clones, but here the phenomenon was enormous and bore not only on the main cellular target of HIV infection, CD4+ T-lymphocytes, but also on cells which were not infectable by the virus, such as CD8+ T-lymphocytes, B-lymphocytes, monocytes, natural killer cells ..."
  • "It simulates lots of tasty, infectable machines, and when they're probed by a worm, it grabs the worm's network connection and holds it -- for a very, very long time."
  • "Dr. Grimm -- You know, I can actually test people to see who's infected and who's not... not to mention that anybody who isn't a monster already either was a) not exposed yet or b) not infectable."