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Related to pandemic: pandemic disease
1. Widespread; general.
2. Medicine Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population: pandemic influenza.
A pandemic disease.
(Pathology) (of a disease) affecting persons over a wide geographical area; extensively epidemic
(Pathology) a pandemic disease
[C17: from Late Latin pandēmus, from Greek pandēmos general, from pan- + demos the people]
1. (of a disease) prevalent throughout an entire country, continent, or the whole world; epidemic over a large area.n.
2. a pandemic disease.
An epidemic that spreads over a very wide area, such as a whole country or continent.
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|Noun||1.||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[pænˈdɛmɪk] n [disease] → pandémie f
1. n (frm) (Med) → pandemia
2. adj (Med) → pandemico/a
a. pandémico-a, de contagiosidad epidémica en un área geográfica extensa.