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Medical Term:

holomiantic (infection)

Pronunciation: hol'om-i-an-tik


infectious outbreak due to exposure of a group of people to an agent that affects or is common to all members of the group.

[holo + C. miantos, defiled, fr. miaino. to defile, + -ic]

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