ecdemic

ecdemic

[ek-dem-ik]
adjective Pathology.
noting or pertaining to a disease that is observed far from the area in which it originates.
Compare endemic, epidemic.


Origin:
ec- + (epi)demic

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ecdemic (ɛkˈdɛmɪk)
 
adj
not indigenous or endemic; foreign: an ecdemic disease

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ecdemic ec·dem·ic (ĭk-děm'ĭk)
adj.
Of or being a disease brought into a region from the outside, neither epidemic nor endemic.

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