What is another word for contamination?

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[ kəntˌamɪnˈe͡ɪʃən], [ kəntˌamɪnˈe‍ɪʃən], [ k_ə_n_t_ˌa_m_ɪ_n_ˈeɪ_ʃ_ə_n]

Related words: ground contamination, water contamination, soil contamination, soil pollution, water pollution, air pollution, water pollution effects

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    Infection is a process by which microorganisms such as bacteria or viruses enter the body and cause disease. The majority of infections are caused by viruses, which are tiny strands of protein or nucleic acid. Bacteria are also common agents of infection, but they can cause disease in different ways than viruses.

    One kind of contamination is caused by the accidental release of harmful substances, such as toxic fumes or radiation. Environmental contamination is also a problem, as substances that should not be released into the environment may be released into the environment. Finally, genetic contamination can be caused by the transfer of genetic material between different organisms.

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