morbidity

Definitions

Agriculture

  • noun a state of being diseased or sick

Health Economics

  • (written as Morbidity)
    A synonym for illness, often proxied by a patient's contact with a physician and the resultant diagnosis. Morbidity rates are calculated in a manner similar to that for mortality rates - especially cause- (or disease) specific mortality rates.

Sports

  • noun how prevalent a disease or condition is in a population
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