Quantcast
Merriam-Webster Logo
  • Dictionary
  • Thesaurus
  • Scrabble
  • Spanish Central
  • Learner's Dictionary

Medical Dictionary

hyperendemic

play
adjective hy·per·en·dem·ic \-en-ˈdem-ik, -in-\

Medical Definition of hyperendemic

  1. 1:  exhibiting a high and continued incidence—used chiefly of human diseases <hyperendemic malaria>

  2. 2:  marked by hyperendemic disease—used of geographic areas <a hyperendemic focus of plague>

hyperendemicity

\-ˌen-ˌdem-ˈis-ət-ē, -də-ˈmis-\play noun plural

hyperendemicities




Seen and Heard

What made you want to look up hyperendemic? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

different from the usual or normal

Get Word of the Day daily email!