morbidity rate

n.

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

Nearby words

  1. morbid,
  2. morbid anatomy,
  3. morbid obesity,
  4. morbidezza,
  5. morbidity,
  6. morbidly,
  7. morbific,
  8. morbihan,
  9. morbilli,
  10. morbilliform


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