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pan·dem·ic

 (păn-dĕm′ĭk)
adj.
1. Widespread; general.
2. Medicine Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population: pandemic influenza.
n.
A pandemic disease.

[From Late Latin pandēmus, from Greek pandēmos, of all the people : pan-, pan- + dēmos, people; see dā- in Indo-European roots.]

pandemic

(pænˈdɛmɪk)
adj
(Pathology) (of a disease) affecting persons over a wide geographical area; extensively epidemic
n
(Pathology) a pandemic disease
[C17: from Late Latin pandēmus, from Greek pandēmos general, from pan- + demos the people]

pan•dem•ic

(pænˈdɛm ɪk)

adj.
1. (of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area.
n.
2. a pandemic disease.
[1660–70; < Late Latin pandēm(us) (< Greek pándēmos common, public =pan- pan- + -démos, adj. derivative of démos people) + -ic]

pan·dem·ic

(păn-dĕm′ĭk)
An epidemic that spreads over a very wide area, such as a whole country or continent.
ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.pandemic - an epidemic that is geographically widespread; occurring throughout a region or even throughout the world
epidemic - a widespread outbreak of an infectious disease; many people are infected at the same time
Adj.1.pandemic - epidemic over a wide geographical area; "a pandemic outbreak of malaria"
epidemic - (especially of medicine) of disease or anything resembling a disease; attacking or affecting many individuals in a community or a population simultaneously; "an epidemic outbreak of influenza"
2.pandemic - existing everywhere; "pandemic fear of nuclear war"
general - applying to all or most members of a category or group; "the general public"; "general assistance"; "a general rule"; "in general terms"; "comprehensible to the general reader"

pandemic

adjective
So pervasive and all-inclusive as to exist in or affect the whole world:
Translations
Pandemiepandemisch
pandemia
heimsfaraldur
pandemijapandeminis
pandemie
pandemipandemisk
pandemia
pandemipandemisk

pandemic

[pænˈdemɪk]
A. ADJpandémico
B. Npandemia f

pandemic

[pænˈdɛmɪk] n [disease] → pandémie f

pandemic

nPandemie f (geh)
adjpandemisch; pandemic diseaseSeuche f

pandemic

[pænˈdɛmɪk]
1. n (frm) (Med) → pandemia
2. adj (Med) → pandemico/a

pan·dem·ic

a. pandémico-a, de contagiosidad epidémica en un área geográfica extensa.

pandemic

n pandemia
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