[ sin-dem ik ]
/ ˌsɪnˈdɛm ɪk /
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the co-occurrence of more than one epidemic, as HIV and tuberculosis, or substance abuse and mental illness, especially in relation to the biological, social, and psychological interactions of these conditions: Poverty is a systemic precondition for the syndemic of obesity and undernutrition.
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Also called syn·er·gis·tic ep·i·dem·ic [sin er-jis tik ep i-dem ik] /ˌsɪn ərˈdʒɪs tɪk ˌɛp ɪˈdɛm ɪk/ .
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