surinfection etymology

French word surinfection comes from French surmonter, French infection ((pathology) infection.)

Detailed word origin of surinfection

Dictionary entryLanguageDefinition
surmonter French (fra) (transitive) to overcome, to surmount, to get over. (transitive) to top, to crown (a building, etc.).
infection French (fra) (pathology) infection.
surinfection French (fra) Superinfection, secondary infection.