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enzootic

[en-zoh-ot-ik] /ˌɛn zoʊˈɒt ɪk/
adjective, Veterinary Medicine
1.
(of diseases) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality.
Compare endemic.
noun
2.
an enzootic disease.
Origin
1875-1880
1875-80; en-2 + zo- + -otic, modeled on epizootic
Related forms
enzootically, adverb
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British Dictionary definitions for enzootically

enzootic

/ˌɛnzəʊˈɒtɪk/
adjective
1.
(of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
noun
2.
an enzootic disease
Compare epizootic
Derived Forms
enzootically, adverb
Word Origin
C19: from en-² + Greek zōion animal + -otic
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enzootically in Medicine

enzootic en·zo·ot·ic (ěn'zō-ŏt'ĭk)
adj.
Prevalent among or restricted to animals of a specific geographic area. Used of a disease. n.
An enzootic disease.

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