1. [ noun ] (statistics) the relative incidence of a particular disease
Related terms: incidence
2. [ noun ] the ratio of deaths in an area to the population of that area; expressed per 1000 per year
Synonyms: mortality mortality_rate death_rate fatality_rate deathrate
Related terms: rate neonatal_mortality infant_deathrate
3. [ noun ] the quality of being unhealthful and generally bad for you
Synonyms: morbidness unwholesomeness
Related terms: wholesomeness quality deadliness jejunity putrescence unhealthfulness perniciousness harmfulness
Similar spelling:   morbid