notifiable disease

[ nō′tə-fīə-bəl ]

n.

A disease that must be reported to public health authorities at the time it is diagnosed because it is potentially dangerous to human or animal health.reportable disease

Nearby words

  1. nothingness,
  2. notice,
  3. notice board,
  4. noticeable,
  5. notifiable,
  6. notification,
  7. notify,
  8. notion,
  9. notional,
  10. notionally


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