infectobesity
 n.— «Catching “being fat” by means of this virus has been called Infectobesity by Professor Nikhil Dhurandhar, a professor at Louisiana State University. What virus is this exactly? It’s called Adenovirus-36, otherwise known as Ad-36. This particular strain of 50 Adenoviruses which are responsible for respiratory infections, eye infections and colds was first linked to weight gain when Dhurandhar noticed that chickens infected with Ad-36 became plump instead of wasting away with disease.» —“Did you know catching this common human virus can make you fat?” by Danielle Page Examiner.com Ju;y 27, 2009. (source: Double-Tongued Dictionary)

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