epizootiology


epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌe-pə-zə-ˌwä-tē-ˈä-lə-jē, -zō-ˌä-\

Definition of EPIZOOTIOLOGY

1
:  the sum of the factors controlling the occurrence of a disease or pathogen of animals
2
:  a science that deals with the character, ecology, and causes of outbreaks of animal diseases
epi·zo·ot·i·o·log·i·cal \-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl\ also epi·zo·ot·i·o·log·ic \-jik\ adjective

First Known Use of EPIZOOTIOLOGY

1910

epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy

noun \ˌep-ə-zə-ˌwät-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē\   (Medical Dictionary)
plural epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gies

Medical Definition of EPIZOOTIOLOGY

1
: a science that deals with the character, ecology, and causes of outbreaks of animal diseases
2
: the sum of the factors controlling the occurrence of a disease or pathogen of animals
epi·zo·oti·o·log·i·cal \-zə-ˌwōt-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl, -ˌwät-\ also epi·zo·oti·o·log·ic \-ik\ adjective

Variants of EPIZOOTIOLOGY

epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy also epi·zo·otol·o·gy \-ˌzō-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

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