hyperendemic

adjective hy·per·en·dem·ic \ ˌhī-pər-en-ˈde-mik , -in- \

Definition of hyperendemic

1 : exhibiting a high and continued incidence
  • hyperendemic malaria
2 : marked by hyperendemic disease
  • a hyperendemic area of tuberculosis

hyperendemicity

play \ˌhī-pər-ˌen-ˌde-ˈmi-sə-tē, -də-ˈmi-\ noun
    • a region of hyperendemicity for dengue

First Known Use of hyperendemic

1912

in the meaning defined at sense 2

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hyperendemic

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

medical Definition of hyperendemic

1 : exhibiting a high and continued incidence used chiefly of human diseases
  • hyperendemic malaria
2 : marked by hyperendemic disease used of geographic areas
  • a hyperendemic focus of plague

hyperendemicity

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

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