metazoonosis

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metazoonosis met·a·zo·on·o·sis (mět'ə-zō-ŏn'ə-sĭs, -zō'ə-nō'-)
n.
A zoonosis that requires both a vertebrate and an invertebrate host for completion of the life cycle of the infective organism.

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