disease determinant

n.

Any of a group of variables, such as specific disease agents and environmental factors, that directly or indirectly influence the frequency or distribution of a disease.

Nearby words

  1. discussion,
  2. discutient,
  3. disdain,
  4. disdainful,
  5. disease,
  6. diseased,
  7. diseconomy,
  8. disegno,
  9. disembargo,
  10. disembark


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