Pronunciation: (ep"u-sod'ik, -zod'-), [key]
1. pertaining to or of the nature of an episode.
2. divided into separate or tenuously related parts or sections; loosely connected: an episodic novel.
3. occurring sporadically or incidentally. Also,ep"i•sod'i•cal.
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