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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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The most difficult challenge, specifically with geographically dispersed clusters, is to be able to distinguish between a communication failure between sites where the other site is still alive and a site failure where it is no longer available to run applications.
Measurement of condom use self-efficacy and outcome expectancies in a geographically diverse group of STD patients.

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