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Medical Term:

genius epidemicus

Pronunciation: jen'yus ep'i-dem'i-kus


The influence, atmospheric, telluric, or cosmic, or the combination of any two or three, regarded by the ancients as the cause of epidemic and endemic diseases.

[Mod. L.]

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