TORCH complex

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Etymology[edit]

Initialism. The TO originally stood for "toxoplasmosis" but is now understood as "toxoplasmosis and other infections".

Noun[edit]

TORCH complex (uncountable)

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  1. (medicine) A set of perinatal infections that can lead to anomalies or fetal loss: toxoplasmosis, other infections, rubella, cytomegalovirus, and herpes simplex virus-2.