prosodemic

adj.

1964, with -ic + prosodeme (1940), from Greek proso-, probably related to pros "toward, to, at, against, near."

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prosodemic in Medicine

prosodemic

[prŏs′ə-dĕmĭk]
adj.
  1. Of or relating to a disease that is transmitted directly from person to person.
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