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zoonosis

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noun zoo·no·sis \zō-ˈä-nə-səs, ˌzō-ə-ˈnō-səs\

Definition of zoonosis

plural zoo·no·sesplay \-ˌsēz\

  1. :  a disease communicable from animals to humans under natural conditions

zoo·not·ic play \ˌzō-ə-ˈnä-tik\ adjective


Origin of zoonosis

New Latin, from zo- + Greek nosos disease


First Known Use: 1876


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zoonosis

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noun zoo·no·sis \ˌzō-ə-ˈnō-səs, zō-ˈän-ə-səs\

Medical Definition of zoonosis

plural zoo·no·ses \-ˌsēz\play

  1. :  a disease communicable from animals to humans under natural conditions

  2. zoo·not·ic \ˌzō-ə-ˈnät-ik\play adjective




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