infectionnoun [C or U]uk /ɪnˈfek.ʃən/ us /ɪnˈfek.ʃən/
infection noun [C or U] (DISEASE)
- The breathing problem has now been complicated by a chest infection.
- White blood cells help defend the body against infection.
- He's on antibiotics for an ear infection.
- They tested her blood for signs of the infection.
- If the infection is not checked it will probably spread to the upper body.
infection noun [C or U] (COMPUTERS)