infection immunity n.
Relative immunity to severe infection by a particular pathogen as a result of a chronic low-grade infection induced earlier by the same pathogen. Also called premunition.
[in-fek-shuh s] /ɪnˈfɛk ʃəs/ adjective 1. communicable by , as from one person to another or from one part of the body to another: infectious diseases. 2. causing or communicating . 3. tending to spread from one to another: infectious laughter. 4. Law. capable of contaminating with illegality; exposing to seizure or forfeiture. 5. Obsolete. […]
[rahy-noh-trey-kee-ahy-tis] /ˌraɪ noʊˌtreɪ kiˈaɪ tɪs/ noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. an infectious disease of cattle, characterized by inflammation and congestion of the respiratory passages and caused by a herpes virus. Abbreviation: IBR.
noun, Veterinary Pathology. 1. (def 2).
- Infectious bulbar paralysis
noun See mad itch