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Contagious disease

Definition noun A disease in which the pathogen is transmissible from one host to another. Supplement A contagious disease... Read More

Inoculation

Inoculation Definition In Immunology, inoculation is defined as the process of introducing an antigenic substance or... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More

Microbe

Microbe Definition What is a microbe? How do we define microbes?  Microbes refer to microorganisms that cannot be seen by... Read More

Communicable disease

Definition noun, plural: communicable diseases A type of disease that is contagious since the agent of the disease may be... Read More

Foot

Foot 1. (Science: anatomy) The terminal part of the leg of man or an animal; especially, the part below the ankle or wrist;... Read More

The Gene Pool and Population Genetics

Reviewed by: Mary Anne Clark, Ph.D. The previous tutorial is about adaptive radiation. Adaptive radiation is... Read More

Transmissible disease

Definition noun A contagious disease wherein the pathogen is transmissible from one host to another. Supplement A... Read More

Chickenpox

Definition noun A highly contagious air-borne disease caused by varicella zoster virus commonly affecting children and... Read More

Danger

Danger 1. Authority; jurisdiction; control. In dangerhad he . . . The young girls. (Chaucer) 2. Power to harm; subjection or... Read More

Pestilence

pestilence 1. Specifically, the disease known as the plague; hence, any contagious or infectious epidemic disease that is... Read More