hyperendemic

adjective
hy·​per·​en·​dem·​ic | \ ˌhī-pər-en-ˈde-mik How to pronounce hyperendemic (audio) , -in- \

Definition of hyperendemic

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

Other Words from hyperendemic

hyperendemicity \ ˌhī-​pər-​ˌen-​ˌde-​ˈmi-​sə-​tē How to pronounce hyperendemicity (audio) , -​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.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/hyperendemic. Accessed 28 Oct. 2020.

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hyperendemic

adjective
hy·​per·​en·​dem·​ic | \ -en-ˈdem-ik, -in- How to pronounce hyperendemic (audio) \

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

Other Words from hyperendemic

hyperendemicity \ -​ˌen-​ˌdem-​ˈis-​ət-​ē, -​də-​ˈmis-​ How to pronounce hyperendemicity (audio) \ noun, plural hyperendemicities

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