endemic stability n.
A situation in which all factors influencing disease occurrence are relatively stable, resulting in little fluctuation in disease incidence over time. Also called enzootic stability.
[en-kur-ij, -kuhr-] /ɛnˈkɜr ɪdʒ, -ˈkʌr-/ verb (used with object), encouraged, encouraging. 1. to inspire with courage, spirit, or confidence: His coach encouraged him throughout the marathon race to keep on running. 2. to stimulate by assistance, approval, etc.: One of the chief duties of a teacher is to encourage students. 3. to promote, advance, or […]
- Endemic typhus
endemic typhus n. See murine typhus.
[en-koun-ter] /ɛnˈkaʊn tər/ verb (used with object) 1. to come upon or meet with, especially unexpectedly: to encounter a new situation. 2. to meet with or contend against (difficulties, opposition, etc.): We encounter so many problems in our work. 3. to meet (a person, military force, etc.) in conflict: We will encounter the enemy at […]
noun, Psychology. 1. a meeting of an encounter group.