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 (including pandemics) caused by an infectious disease. Widespread non-communicable diseases such as cardiovascular...
- censors minimized these early reports. Newspapers were free to report the epidemic's effects in neutral Spain, such as the grave illness of King Alfonso XIII...
- An opioid epidemic is the overuse or misuse of addictive opioid drugs with significant medical, social and economic consequences, including overdose deaths...
- disease outbreak is trying to delay and decrease the epidemic peak, known as flattening the epidemic curve. This decreases the risk of health services being...
- The "crack epidemic" in the United States was a surge of crack cocaine use in major cities across the United States between the early 1980s and the early...
- known as typhus fever, is a group of infectious diseases that include epidemic typhus, scrub typhus, and murine typhus. Common symptoms include fever...
- (from Gr**** πᾶν, pan, "all" and δῆμος, demos, "people" the 'crowd') is an epidemic of an infectious disease that has spread across a large region, for instance...
- The Epidemics is an album by Indian violinist L. Shankar and British composer, vocalist and keyboardist Caroline. It was released on the ECM label in...
- 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...
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