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su·per·in·fect

 (so͞o′pər-ĭn-fĕkt′)
tr.v. su·per·in·fect·ed, su·per·in·fect·ing, su·per·in·fects
To cause (a cell, for example) to be further infected with a microorganism; infect a second time or more.

superinfect

(ˌsuːpərɪnˈfɛkt)
vb (tr)
(Pathology) to infect further with an additional infection
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Verb1.superinfect - infect (an infected cell) further or infect a cell already containing similar organisms
infect, taint - contaminate with a disease or microorganism
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An equine infectious anemia virus variant superinfects cells through novel receptor interactions.