Morbidities



[mawr-bid-i-tee] /mɔrˈbɪd ɪ ti/

noun
1.
a state or quality.
2.
the proportion of sickness or of a specific disease in a geographical locality.
/mɔːˈbɪdɪtɪ/
noun
1.
the state of being morbid
2.
Also morbidity rate. the relative incidence of a particular disease in a specific locality
n.

1721, from morbid + -ity.

morbidity mor·bid·i·ty (mōr-bĭd’ĭ-tē)
n.

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