interepidemic

adjective
in·​ter·​ep·​i·​dem·​ic | \ ˌin-tər-ˌe-pə-ˈde-mik How to pronounce interepidemic (audio) \
variants: or inter-epidemic

Definition of interepidemic

: existing or occurring between epidemics an interepidemic interval inter-epidemic transmission

First Known Use of interepidemic

1893, in the meaning defined above

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“Interepidemic.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/interepidemic. Accessed 31 Oct. 2020.

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inter-epidemic

adjective
in·​ter-ep·​i·​dem·​ic | \ ˈin-tər-ˌe-pə-ˈde-mik How to pronounce inter-epidemic (audio) \
variants: or interepidemic

Medical Definition of inter-epidemic

: occurring between epidemics of disease inter-epidemic periods interepidemic transmission

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