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notifiable

 [no″tĭ-fi´ah-b'l]
necessary to be reported to the board of health.
notifiable disease one required to be reported to federal, state, or local health officials when diagnosed, because of infectiousness, severity, or frequency of occurrence.

notifiable

/no·ti·fi·a·ble/ (no″tĭ-fi´ah-b'l) necessary to be reported to a government health agency.

notifiable

Etymology: L, nota, mark, facere, to make
pertaining to certain conditions, diseases, and events that must, by law, be reported to a governmental agency, such as birth, death, smallpox, certain other communicable diseases, and certain violations of public health regulations.

notifiable

necessary to be reported to the relevant government authority. Said of individual diseases.