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Contagion

Con`ta´gion   Pronunciation: kǒn`tā´jŭn
n.1.(Med.) The transmission of a disease from one person to another, by direct or indirect contact.
2.That which serves as a medium or agency to transmit disease; a virus produced by, or exhalation proceeding from, a diseased person, and capable of reproducing the disease.
3.The act or means of communicating any influence to the mind or heart; as, the contagion of enthusiasm.
4.Venom; poison.
Noun1.contagion - any disease easily transmitted by contact
2.contagion - an incident in which an infectious disease is transmitted
3.contagion - the communication of an attitude or emotional state among a number of people; "a contagion of mirth"; "the infection of his enthusiasm for poetry"
Synonyms: infection
communicable disease, contagious disease, Cupid's disease, Cupid's itch, diphtheria, flu, grippe, influenza, measles, morbilli, pox, rubeola, scarlatina, scarlet fever, sexually transmitted disease, social disease, trench mouth, VD, venereal disease, Venus's curse, Vincent's angina, Vincent's infection
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