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point ep·i·dem·ic

an epidemic where a pronounced clustering of cases of disease occurs within a very short period of time (within a few days or even hours) due to exposure of persons or animals to a common source of infection such as food or water.
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point ep·i·dem·ic

(poynt ep'i-dem'ik)
An epidemic in which a pronounced clustering of cases of disease occurs within a short time (i.e., within a few days or even hours) due to exposure of persons or animals to a common source of infection such as food or water.
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