|1.||(of a disease) suddenly and temporarily affecting a large number of animals over a large area|
|2.||Compare enzootic an epizootic disease|
epizootic ep·i·zo·ot·ic (ěp'ĭ-zō-ŏt'ĭk)
Affecting a large number of animals at the same time within a particular region or geographic area. Used of a disease.
|epizootic (ěp'ĭ-zō-ŏt'ĭk) Pronunciation Key
Adjective Relating to a rapidly spreading disease that affects a large number of animals at the same time within a particular area.
Noun An epizootic disease.