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morbidity rate

n.

The proportion of patients with a particular disease during a given year per given unit of population.

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Nearby words

morbid, morbid anatomy, morbid obesity, morbidezza, morbidity, morbidity rate, morbidly, morbific, morbihan, morbilli, morbilliform
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