Definition of "infections" []

  • Invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms (noun)
  • The resulting condition in the tissues (noun)
  • An infectious disease (noun)
  • The act of infecting or state of being infected (noun)
  • An agent or influence that infects (noun)
  • Persuasion or corruption, as by ideas, perverse influences, etc (noun)
  • Plural form of infection. (noun) (c) HarperCollins Publishers Ltd 2016 : Text is available under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License

Use "infections" in a sentence
  • "Prevents yeast infections and urinary tract infections*"
  • "He's been on medical leave, dealing with what he describes as infections that could create complications for a hip he had put in a year ago."
  • "Younger women tend to have short-term infections, so Pap tests are a better way to screen them."