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Epidemic

(Science: epidemiology) Occurring suddenly in numbers clearly in excess of normal expectancy, said especially of infectious diseases but applied also to any disease, injury or other health related event occurring in such outbreaks.

Compare: endemic, sporadic.

Origin: gr. Epidemios = prevalent


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Re: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera

... an acute Diarrhoeal disease caused by V. Cholerae. It is seen in many countries of the world mainly the poor third world countries. Libya has no epidemic cases since 1970. Cholera is no longer the dreaded disease of the past because we can prevent deaths with Oral Rehydration Salt solution. You ...

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by naachiz
Mon Nov 26, 2012 11:50 am
 
Forum: Cell Biology
Topic: cellular mechanisms that result in symptoms of cholera
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Method preventing illnesses in the progeny

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by valentindolzhenko
Sun Jan 08, 2012 4:26 pm
 
Forum: Physiology
Topic: Method preventing illnesses in the progeny
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Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).

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by ChesneMD
Thu Nov 24, 2011 10:35 am
 
Forum: Microbiology
Topic: Human immunodeficiency virus (HIV).
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Re: Marsupials as Larvae

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by enarees
Fri Jul 16, 2010 3:59 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Marsupials as Larvae
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Marsupials as Larvae

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by enarees
Wed Jul 07, 2010 5:36 pm
 
Forum: Evolution
Topic: Marsupials as Larvae
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