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

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hyperendemicity \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

Other Words from hyperendemic

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

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