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#123366 - 02/19/04 10:07 AM ecdemic
Date: Mon Apr 15 00:01:07 EDT 2002
ecdemic (ek-DEM-ik) adjective
Of foreign origin; introduced from outside; pertaining to a disease that's observed far from the area it originates in.
[From Greek ec-, variant of ex- (out of) + -demic (on the pattern of epidemic), from demos (people).]
#123367 - 02/19/04 03:30 PM Re: ecdemic
Loc: Portland, Oregon
Looks like the antonym of endemic, both from first impressions and based on the definition.
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