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1. The act of contaminating, esp. the introduction of pathogens or infectious material into or on normally clean or sterile objects, spaces, or surfaces. 2. In psychiatry, the fusion and condensation of words so that they run together when spoken.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Contamination." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/772464/all/contamination.
Contamination. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/772464/all/contamination. Accessed November 16, 2019.
Contamination. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/772464/all/contamination
Contamination [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 November 16]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/772464/all/contamination.
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