adj 1 : communicable by contact <tuberculosis in the stage> - compare INFECTIOUS2 2 : bearing contagion <many persons … are long before they are aware of the presence of their disease -Jour. Amer. Med. Assoc.> 3 : used for contagious diseases <a ward> con*ta*gious*ly adv con*ta*gious*ness n
Similar sounding terms: contagiosa
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