Infection. Definition

Medical Definition: Infection

Invasion and multiplication of germs in the body. Infections can occur anywhere in the body and can spread throughout the body. The germs may be bacteria, viruses, fungi form of yeast or other fungi. Depending on where the infection can cause fever and other problems. When the natural defense system of the body is strong, it can often fight the germs and prevent infection. Some cancer treatments can weaken the natural defense system.

* Automatic translation