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  • Originating from without; not endemic: said of diseases.

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  • adjective medicine Originating from outside the area in which it occurs.

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  • adjective of or relating to a disease that originates outside the locality in which it occurs

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  • of or relating to a disease that originates outside the locality in which it occurs; the antonym for endemic, I suppose

    February 24, 2007