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Search Results for: latent infection


Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Latent Infection

A type of infection that lays dormant in a host but can still be passed on to... Read More


Latent dormant. A state that some cancer cells might assume. (Opp: growing or active). Potentially existing but not... Read More

Virulent virus

Definition noun A virus that lyses its host immediately upon infection and often cause disease Supplement Viruses may be... Read More

Temperate virus

Definition noun A virus that does not cause immediate lysis following entry to its host but remains in a latent state,... Read More