self-infection love

Definitions

from The Century Dictionary and Cyclopedia

  • n. Infection of the entire organism or of a second part of it by absorption of virus from a local lesion.

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Examples

  • Its effects worked for about a week, long enough to protect a surgical patient from accidental self-infection or from passing the bacteria to others.21 It was much less certain that decolonization worked in the outside world, and the CDC refused to recommend internal or external antibiotic regimens until researchers could show better evidence.22

    SUPERBUG

  • But alas! in this age of constipation and piles, of self-generated poisons and self-infection, how changed is the custom!

    Intestinal Ills Chronic Constipation, Indigestion, Autogenetic Poisons, Diarrhea, Piles, Etc. Also Auto-Infection, Auto-Intoxication, Anemia, Emaciation, Etc. Due to Proctitis and Colitis

  • But The New York Times reports that the big problem with either actively or passively getting the Swine Flu is that there is no one to get it from: many experts noted that there was a big flaw in any self-infection plan: it is not easy to find and cuddle up to someone with swine flu.

    RedState

  • Mr. Barry, in a telephone interview, said he had never publicly suggested deliberate self-infection, "but I used to joke with my wife, and I may have jokingly said it in speeches, that if a virus emerged and looked mild, I'd be on an airplane to Indonesia."

    RedState

  • many experts noted that there was a big flaw in any self-infection plan: it is not easy to find and cuddle up to someone with swine flu.

    The New York Times reports on Swine Flu Parties - Dan_Perrin’s blog - RedState

  • After Dr. Pritchard’s self-infection experiment, the National Health Services ethics committee let him conduct a study in 2006 with 30 participants, 15 of whom received 10 hookworms each.

    Helminthic Therapy « Isegoria

  • Mr. Barry, in a telephone interview, said he had never publicly suggested deliberate self-infection, “but I used to joke with my wife, and I may have jokingly said it in speeches, that if a virus emerged and looked mild, I’d be on an airplane to Indonesia.”

    The New York Times reports on Swine Flu Parties - Dan_Perrin’s blog - RedState

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