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Contagium



[kuh n-tey-juh m, -jee-uh m] /kənˈteɪ dʒəm, -dʒi əm/

noun, plural contagia
[kuh n-tey-juh, -jee-uh] /kənˈteɪ dʒə, -dʒi ə/ (Show IPA). Pathology.
1.
the causative agent of a contagious or infectious disease, as a virus.
/kənˈteɪdʒɪəm/
noun (pl) -gia (-dʒɪə)
1.
(pathol) the specific virus or other direct cause of any infectious disease

contagium con·ta·gium (kən-tā’jəm)
n. pl. con·ta·gia (-jə)
The direct cause, such as a bacterium or virus, of a communicable disease. Also called contagion.

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