noun see epidemic I

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  • epidemicity — ˌepəˌdeˈmisəd.ē, dəˈm , ətē, i noun ( es) : the quality or state of being epidemic; specifically : the relative ability to spread from one host to others epidemicity of typhoid bacteria …   Useful english dictionary

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  • epidemicity — n. quality of being epidemic …   English contemporary dictionary

  • epidemicity — ep·i·de·mic·i·ty …   English syllables

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