morbidity


Also found in: Thesaurus, Medical, Encyclopedia, Wikipedia.

mor·bid·i·ty

 (môr-bĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. mor·bid·i·ties
1. The quality of being morbid; morbidness.
2. The rate of incidence of a disease.

morbidity

(mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ)
n
1. the state of being morbid
2. (Pathology) Also: morbidity rate the relative incidence of a particular disease in a specific locality

mor•bid•i•ty

(mɔrˈbɪd ɪ ti)

n.
1. a morbid state or quality.
2. the proportion of a specific disease in a geographical locality.
[1715–25]

morbidity

the state or quality of being excessively gloomy. — morbid, adj.
See also: Attitudes
the state or quality of being excessively gloomy. — morbid, adj.
See also: Moods
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.morbidity - the relative incidence of a particular diseasemorbidity - the relative incidence of a particular disease
incidence, relative incidence - the relative frequency of occurrence of something
2.morbidity - an abnormally gloomy or unhealthy state of mind; "his fear of being alone verges on morbidity"
cognitive state, state of mind - the state of a person's cognitive processes
3.morbidity - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for youmorbidity - the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
quality - an essential and distinguishing attribute of something or someone; "the quality of mercy is not strained"--Shakespeare
noisomeness, noxiousness, harmfulness - the quality of being noxious
perniciousness, toxicity - grave harmfulness or deadliness
deadliness, lethality - the quality of being deadly
jejunity, jejuneness - quality of lacking nutritive value
putrescence, rottenness - the quality of rotting and becoming putrid
unhealthfulness - the quality of promoting poor health
Translations

morbidity

[mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ] N & N
1. (= perverseness) → morbosidad f, lo malsano
2. (Med) → morbosidad f

morbidity

n
(of idea, thought, jealousy, curiosity etc)Krankhaftigkeit f; (of interest, attitude)Unnatürlichkeit f; (of sense of humour, talk)Düsterkeit f; (of novel, music)Morbidität f; (of person)Trübsinn m; (of poet etc)Hang mzu düsteren Gedanken, Morbidität f; (= gloominess)Morbidität f
(Med) → Morbidität f; (of growth)Krankhaftigkeit f

mor·bid·i·ty

n. morbidez, morbosidad, enfermedad.

morbidity

n morbilidad f
References in classic literature ?
He sees thousands of Mrs MacNabs, in thousands of houses, dropping their little drop of morbidity in the tea-cups of their friends; he sees--"
For the whole air was dense with the morbidity of blackmail, which is the most morbid of human things, because it is a crime concealing a crime; a black plaster on a blacker wound.
He forgot for the moment his maxim of life to follow his inclinations with due regard for the policeman round the corner; or, if he acted in accordance with it, there must have been some strange morbidity in his nature which made him take a grim pleasure in self-torture.
I don't say in your case, but in too many cases that attitude leads to morbidity, discontent, and Socialism."
For what is morbidity but a mood of emotion or a mode of thought that one cannot express?
Quinton was a genius, if a morbid one; and even his morbidity appeared more in his life than in his work.
Data released by the PHO on Tuesday showed that as of Morbidity Week 34, Kabankalan City, which has the highest cases at 972, has reported six deaths followed by Himamaylan City, with five.
Josef Alexander Denila, DOH-6 senior health program officer, said there is a decrease in new cases for Morbidity Week 32, which recorded 1,932, compared to cases in Morbidity Week 31 which reached 3,912 cases.
Keywords: General health questionnaire, Head and neck tumors, Psychiatric morbidity.
The population-based incidence of severe acute maternal morbidity occurring between 22 weeks of gestation and 42 days post partum in the 2012-2013 French multicenter study was 6.2% among 3,202 twin pregnancies and 1.3% among 179,107 singleton pregnancies, Hugo Madar, MD, MPH, of Bordeaux (France) University Hospital, and colleagues reported on behalf of the EPIMOMS (Epidemiologie de la Morbidite Maternelle Severe) study group.
Severe maternal morbidity is a blanket term for 18 indicators of life-threatening maternal conditions associated with childbirth, including kidney failure, fluid in the lungs, and heart failure.
Maternal morbidity associated with caesarean are infection, haemorrhage, thromboembolism, anaesthetic complications, bladder and bowel injury, hysterectomy, rehospitalisation for wound infections, longer initial hospital stays, risk of uterine rupture, abnormal placental implantation in subsequent pregnancy.