Definition of Epidemic. Meaning of Epidemic. Synonyms of Epidemic

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Definition of Epidemic

Epidemic
Parotitis Par`o*ti"tis, n. [NL. See Parotid, and -itis.] (Med.) Inflammation of the parotid glands. Epidemic, or Infectious, parotitis, mumps.
Epidemic
Epidemic Ep`i*dem"ic, n. [Cf. Epidemy.] 1. (Med.) An epidemic disease. 2. Anything which takes possession of the minds of people as an epidemic does of their bodies; as, an epidemic of terror.

Meaning of Epidemic from wikipedia

- An epidemic (from Gr**** ἐπί epi "upon or above" and δῆμος demos "people") is the rapid spread of disease to a large number of people in a given po****tion...
- This is a list of the largest known epidemics and pandemics caused by an infectious disease. Widespread non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular...
- known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus, and murine typhus. Common symptoms include fever...
- Spanish flu, also known as the Great Influenza epidemic or the 1918 influenza pandemic, was an exceptionally deadly global influenza pandemic caused by...
- despite the existence of other human coronaviruses that have caused epidemics and outbreaks (e.g. SARS). During the initial outbreak in Wuhan, the virus...
- The opioid epidemic, also referred to as the opioid crisis, is the phrase used to describe the overuse, misuse/abuse, and overdose deaths attributed either...
- Gr**** πᾶν, pan, "all" and δῆμος, demos, "local people" the 'crowd') is an epidemic of an infectious disease that has spread across a large region, for instance...
- offices throughout China and Southeast Asia. It was officially known as the Epidemic Prevention and Water Purification Department of the Kwantung Army (関東軍防疫給水部本部...
- The Tanganyika laughter epidemic of 1962 was an outbreak of m**** hysteria – or m**** psychogenic illness (MPI) – rumored to have occurred in or near the...
- Epidemic is a 1987 Danish horror art film directed by Lars von Trier; it is the second installment of Trier's Europa trilogy, following The Element of...