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enzootic

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adjective en·zo·ot·ic \ˌen-zə-ˈwä-tik, -zō-ˈä-\

Definition of enzootic

of animal diseases

  1. :  peculiar to or constantly present in a locality

enzootic

noun


Origin and Etymology of enzootic

en- + epizootic


First Known Use: 1882


Medical Dictionary

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enzootic

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adjective en·zo·ot·ic \ˌen-zə-ˈwät-ik\

Medical Definition of enzootic

  1. of animal diseases :  peculiar to or constantly present in a locality

enzootically

\-i-k(ə-)lē\play adverb



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enzootic

noun en·zo·ot·ic

Medical Definition of enzootic

  1. :  an enzootic disease




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