A situation in which all factors influencing disease occurrence are relatively stable, resulting in little fluctuation in disease incidence over time.enzootic stability
What Do The Packers in Green Bay Pack?
You may know a ton of Super Bowl trivia, all of the rules of football, and enough words to get by on the gridiron. But the names of some of the most popular teams in the NFL can leave even the biggest football fans scratching their heads. Take the Green Bay Packers. On its own, “Packers” doesn’t necessarily inspire the same associations of stability or speed …
Why Bluster is Dictionary’s 2012 Word of the Year
You may recall that last year we selected a rare word, a tongue-twister of sorts, as the 2011 Word of the Year: tergiversate which means “to change repeatedly one’s attitude or opinions with respect to a cause, subject, etc.; equivocate.” Rather than pick a word that rose to prominence through common usage during the year (like Occupy or Arab Spring), we selected a word hidden …
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