[ek-dem-ik] /ɛkˈdɛm ɪk/
noting or pertaining to a disease that is observed far from the area in which it originates.
not indigenous or endemic; foreign: an ecdemic disease
ecdemic ec·dem·ic (ĭk-děm’ĭk)
Of or being a disease brought into a region from the outside, neither epidemic nor endemic.
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[ek-diz-ee-ast, -ist] /ɛkˈdɪz iˌæst, -ɪst/ noun 1. (def 3). /ɛkˈdɪzɪˌæst/ noun 1. a facetious word for stripper (sense 1) n. H.L. Mencken’s invented proper word for “strip-tease artist,” 1940, from Greek ekdysis “a stripping or casting off” (used scientifically with reference to serpents shedding skin or crustacea molting), from ekdyein “to put off” (contrasted with […]