HyperDic: infected

English > 1 sense of the word infected:
ADJECTIVEallinfected, septiccontaining or resulting from disease-causing organisms
infected > pronunciation
Soundsihnfeh'ktahd; ihnfeh'ktihd
Rhymesabbreviated ... wounded: 365 rhymes with ahd...
abbreviated ... wrongheaded: 610 rhymes with ihd...
English > infected: 1 sense > adjective 1
MeaningContaining or resulting from disease-causing organisms.
Synonymseptic
Narrowerabscessedinfected and filled with pus
contaminativeMaking impure by contact or mixing
dirty, pestiferouscontaminated with infecting organisms
infectious, infectiveCaused by infection or capable of causing infection
purulent, pussyContaining pus
putrefactive, putrefacientCausing or promoting bacterial putrefaction
septicemiccharacteristic of septicemia
See alsogermyFull of germs or pathological microorganisms
unhealthfuldetrimental to good health
OppositeantisepticThoroughly clean and free of or destructive to disease-causing organisms
Spanishinfeccioso, infectado, séptico
Catalaninfecciós, sèptic

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