pandemic - Dictionary definition and meaning for word pandemic
Just to remind you: <br> demos = people <br> epi = top <br> pan = all <br> <br> So, epidemic means spread in a small area. Pandemic means spread in across countries etc., Further epidemic is any undesirable thing where pandemic is used only in
sounds like "epidemic" which also means widespread
pandemic,epidemic,endemic....say pandemic is whole world,epidemic whole country and endemic is for a city or particular in a community
the end "demic" also fits for epidemic.. and it is a synonym for pandemic..
Epidemic is confined to a small grp of people... epidemic diseases might to confined to a country... whereas pandemic is widespread...NOT confined.. like H1N1 virus
in a pan(frying) every liquid gets spread , so pandemic is sth wide spread, a widespread disease .