eradication

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e·rad·i·ca·tion

(e-rad'i-kā'shŭn),
Referring to disease, the termination of all transmission of infection by extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment; global eradication has been achieved for smallpox, regional eradication for malaria and perhaps in some places for measles.
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e·rad·i·ca·tion

(ĕ-rad'i-kā'shŭn)
Referring to disease, the termination of all transmission of infection by extermination of the infectious agent through surveillance and containment; global eradication has been achieved for smallpox, regional eradication for malaria and perhaps in some places for measles.
Medical Dictionary for the Health Professions and Nursing © Farlex 2012
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