epidemicity

noun
ep·​i·​de·​mic·​i·​ty | \ ˌep-ə-ˌdem-ˈis-ət-ē How to pronounce epidemicity (audio) , ˌep-əd-ə-ˈmis- How to pronounce epidemicity (audio) \
plural epidemicities

Medical Definition of epidemicity

: the quality or state of being epidemic specifically : the relative ability to spread from one host to others the epidemicity of typhoid bacteria

Comments on epidemicity

What made you want to look up epidemicity? Please tell us where you read or heard it (including the quote, if possible).

WORD OF THE DAY

to move or proceed with twists and turns

Get Word of the Day daily email!

Test Your Vocabulary

Words from Greek and Latin Quiz

  • roman forum
  • Which of the following months comes from a Latin word for “ten”?
True or False

Test your knowledge - and maybe learn something along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Word Winder's CrossWinder

Test Your Knowledge - and learn some interesting things along the way.

TAKE THE QUIZ
Love words? Need even more definitions?

Subscribe to America's largest dictionary and get thousands more definitions and advanced search—ad free!