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geographic

/geo·graph·ic/ (je″o-graf´ik) in pathology, of or referring to a pattern that is well demarcated, resembling outlines on a map.

geographic

pertaining to geography.

geographic epidemiology
the effect of climate, terrain, population of humans and animals, industrial enterprises on animal disease. Includes the zoogeography of the subject species itself, plus that of carrier species, and vectors and intermediate hosts, especially mobile ones such as insects. The distribution and concentration of poisonous plants and the use of specific management techniques which put the animals at greater risk are also important.
geographic ulcer
see geographic ulcer.
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A longstanding and contentious problem in the antitrust analysis of proposed bank mergers has been the definition of the geographic area and services that constitute a particular market for financial services.