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A bacterial infection localized in a specific part of the body, such as the tonsils, that may spread to another part of the body.
(Pathology) a bacterial infection limited to a specific part of the body, such as the tonsils or a gland
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|Noun||1.||focal infection - bacterial infection limited to a specific organ or region especially one causing symptoms elsewhere|
infection - the pathological state resulting from the invasion of the body by pathogenic microorganisms