notifiable

adjective
no·ti·fi·able | \ˈnō-tə-ˌfī-ə-bəl, ˌnō-tə-ˈfī-\

Definition of notifiable 

: required by law to be reported to official health authorities a notifiable disease

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In addition to travel, new germs have also been discovered and added to the list of nationally notifiable diseases. Fiza Pirani, ajc, "Tick, mosquito and flea infections in US more than triple since 2004, CDC warns," 2 May 2018 Tuberculosis is a Texas notifiable condition, meaning health professionals are required to report any diagnosis to a local or regional health department, Calderon said. Dana Burke, Houston Chronicle, "Tuberculosis confirmed at high school in Sugar Land, Fort Bend ISD officials say," 8 May 2018 Mumps is considered a notifiable disease by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. Anna Beahm, AL.com, "ADPH investigating mumps outbreak in Russell County school," 29 Dec. 2017

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First Known Use of notifiable

1889, in the meaning defined above

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notifiable

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English Language Learners Definition of notifiable

: required by law to be reported to the government or to the proper officials

notifiable

adjective
no·ti·fi·able | \ˈnōt-ə-ˌfī-ə-bəl, ˌnōt-ə-ˈ \

Medical Definition of notifiable 

: required by law to be reported to official health authorities a notifiable disease

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