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contagious

1. (of a disease) capable of being passed on by direct contact with a diseased individual or by handling clothing, etc., contaminated with the causative agent
2. (of an organism) harbouring or spreading the causative agent of a transmissible disease
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Weighted prevalence for Nematopsis was contagiously distributed among bays in all regions where the parasite was found in the body tissue of mytilids and oysters.
A crowd might then be characterized as a site of sociality par excellence; a mass of bodies in which a range of emotional, bodily and sensorial energies are generated or contagiously travel through, potentially and/or momentarily dissolving the individual into the collective.
Tracks include [euro]e Promenade's Retreat, Friendly Fire and the contagiously commercial Norman Wisdom.
Bay Area native Min Kahng is drawn to writing musicals for children--he has long worked with Bay Area Children's Theatre--in part because of his contagiously idealistic nature.
I think what's exciting but also scary about social media and technology is that it doesn't hit you at once; it seeps into your life and your thoughts and affects your behavior, your relationships and your life in general rather slowly and contagiously.
Of the 328 people studied, 222 contagiously yawned at least once.
Granted it didn't actually work and we lost our shape a little, resulting in Norwich having a good spell, but it again showed Roberto's positive approach which has spread contagiously throughout the squad.
These two activities or processes are not identical, yet they are internally, or probably contagiously, connected to each other.
8220;We're contagiously excited to partner on this incredible project,” added Rally.
Lawtoo explains Nietzsche's premise: "this phantom is born out of an unconscious process of psychic 'communication' that spreads contagiously from self to others, one head to another head, depriving 'the great majority' of their own thoughts, values, and opinions and, thus, turning their ego into what he calls, once again, a 'phantom of the ego.
Teresa Romero at the University of Tokyo has found that pet dogs yawn contagiously when a person yawns but respond more frequently to their owner's yawns rather than a stranger's.
If they refer to the "leader's vision," that's a clear sign that the leader has failed to connect with the troops and make them contagiously enthusiastic about where the firm is going.