Part of speech:
Capable of transmitting a disease; contagious:
Prevalent and spreading rapidly among many individuals in a community at the same time
The definition of endemic refers to a disease or something that is native to or commonly found within an area.
Morally evil or deadly; pernicious.
Harmful to the mind or morals; corrupting:
Occurring at the same time among an unusually large number of animals in a particular geographic area. Used of a disease.
(Medicine) Epidemic over a wide geographic area and affecting a large proportion of the population:
Capable of causing disease by aggressively interfering with the immune system of the host. Used of a pathogen.
Causing danger; ready to do harm or injury.
Capable of transmission by infection
A finding out or being found out
Find another word for catching. In this page you can discover 29 synonyms, antonyms, idiomatic expressions, and related words for catching, like: contagious, communicable, infectious, epidemic, endemic, pestilential, transmittable, pestiferous, noxious, miasmatic and epizootic.