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morbidity

 [mor-bid´ĭ-te]
a diseased condition or state.
the incidence or prevalence of a disease or of all diseases. See also morbidity rate.

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē), Avoid the jargonistic use of this word as a synonym of disease.
1. A diseased state.
See also: morbidity rate.
2. The ratio of sick:well people in a community.
See also: morbidity rate. Synonym(s): morbility
3. The frequency of the appearance of complications following a surgical procedure or other treatment.

morbidity

/mor·bid·i·ty/ (mor-bid´it-e)
1. a diseased condition or state.
2. the incidence or prevalence of a disease or of all diseases in a population.

morbidity

(môr-bĭd′ĭ-tē)
n. pl. morbidi·ties
1. The quality of being morbid; morbidness.
2. The rate of incidence of a disease.

morbidity

[môrbid′itē]
Etymology: L, morbidus, diseased
1 an illness or an abnormal condition or quality.
2 (in statistics) the rate at which an illness or abnormality occurs, calculated by dividing the number of people who are affected within a group by the entire number of people in that group.
3 the rate at which an illness occurs in a particular area or population.

morbidity

Epidemiology
The prevalence of a disease in a particular percentage of the population; the number of cases of a particular disease per unit of population.
 
Medspeak
Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychological well-being.

morbidity

Disease, illness Medtalk Any departure, subjective or objective, from a state of physiological or psychologic well-being

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē)
1. A diseased state.
2. The ratio of sick to well people in a community.
See also: morbidity rate
3. The frequency of the appearance of complications following a surgical procedure or other treatment.

morbidity

The state of being diseased or suffering.

morbidity

levels of disease within a population

mor·bid·i·ty

(mōr-bid'i-tē)
1. A diseased state.
2. Ratio of sick:well people.
See also: morbidity rate
3. Frequency of appearance of complications after surgery or other treatment.

morbidity,

n the state of being diseased. Can be used as an outcome measure such as number of decayed, missing, and filled teeth.

morbidity

the condition of being diseased.

proportional morbidity
the proportion of all of the diseased animals in the population that have the particular disease under discussion.
morbidity rate
the ratio of diseased to healthy animals in the population. The ratio is said to be standardized when it is expressed as a proportion of the expected rate compared with a standard group. It is also expressed as a proportional rate when it is stated as a proportion of all of the cases of illness due to all causes in the group.
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After recording all the responses, those participant who had symptoms strongly indicating the presence of gynecological morbidity, were assessed for gynecological morbidities using standard definitions.
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A study of the pattern of ocular diseases in children is very important because while some eye conditions are just causes of ocular morbidity, others invariably lead to blindness.
The bias in study can be the no screening tests about renal function during pre pregnancy period as well as during pregnancy tenure for assessing renal status so that in high risk cases for subsequent obstetrical emergencies appropriate and immediate intervention with multidisciplinary approach could decrease morbidity and mortality.
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There was an exponential increase in the reporting of morbidity over the period under review, and Fig.
Guthrie, (5) but multiple morbidity may include at least one life-limiting condition, and anyway is more common in the elderly.
Improving the quality and safety of maternity care, with a focus on implementing patient safety bundles to reduce mortality and morbidity associated with hemorrhage, preeclampsia, and thromboembolism in every birthing hospital and facility across the country in the next 3 years.
This study included the following objectives: 1) to investigate the relationship of morbidity with humidity, temperature, and rainfall; 2) to create a regression model that would predict the morbidity rate of dengue cases in Cagayan de Oro City; and 3) to assess the temperature by comparing the normal temperature and the recorded temperature for the last five years.