Definition of uninfected in English:

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uninfected

Pronunciation: /ˌəninˈfektəd/

adjective

1Not harboring a pathogen.
Example sentences
  • Although extrapulmonary disease is more common in HIV seropositive patients than in uninfected controls, the responses to treatment appear similar in the developed world if patients are compliant.
  • Firstly, the study recruited women as the infected partners in 67% of couples, so most of the uninfected, seronegative partners were men.
  • Try to avoid surgical treatment during pregnancy for uninfected cysts.
1.1 Computing Not affected with a virus.
Example sentences
  • An uninfected computer receives an email from a computer which is already infected by one of the Bofra worms.
  • A virus can only spread from one computer to another when its host is taken to the uninfected computer.
  • You can restore an uninfected PowerPoint out of an infected operating system image, for example.

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Syllabification: un·in·fect·ed

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