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Definition of infest

Categorized under "General"

Definition as written by Magpye:

(1) With insects, to occupy and cause damage.

(2) Referring to soil, to contaminate by fungi, eelworms or insects.

(3) To be present in numbers, i.e., to introduce a pathogen into the environment of a host. Infestation does not imply disease and is not to be confused with infection.


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