Infection vs Transmitted - What's the difference?

infection | transmitted |


As a noun infection

is (pathology) the act or process of infecting.

As an adjective transmitted is

(in combination ) that has been transmitted in a specific manner.

As a verb transmitted is

(transmit).

infection

Noun

(en noun)
  • (pathology) The act or process of infecting.
  • An uncontrolled growth of harmful microorganisms in a host.
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    Derived terms

    * spurious infection

    transmitted

    English

    Adjective

    (head)
  • (in combination ) That has been transmitted in a specific manner.
  • Derived terms

    * sexually transmitted disease

    Verb

    (head)
  • (transmit)