epizootiology

noun
epi·​zo·​ot·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌe-pə-zə-ˌwä-tē-ˈä-lə-jē How to pronounce epizootiology (audio) , -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

Other Words from epizootiology

epizootiological \ ˌe-​pə-​zə-​ˌwä-​tē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl How to pronounce epizootiological (audio) , -​zō-​ˌä-​ \ or less commonly epizootiologic \ ˌe-​pə-​zə-​ˌwä-​tē-​ə-​ˈlä-​jik How to pronounce epizootiologic (audio) , -​zō-​ˌä-​ \ adjective

First Known Use of epizootiology

1910, in the meaning defined at sense 1

History and Etymology for epizootiology

epizoot(ic) + -iology (in epidemiology)

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“Epizootiology.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/epizootiology. Accessed 21 Sep. 2020.

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epizootiology

noun
epi·​zo·​ot·​i·​ol·​o·​gy | \ ˌep-ə-zə-ˌwät-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē How to pronounce epizootiology (audio) \
variants: also epizootology \ -​ˌzō-​ə-​ˈtäl-​ə-​jē How to pronounce epizootology (audio) \
plural epizootiologies

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

Other Words from epizootiology

epizootiological \ -​zə-​ˌwōt-​ē-​ə-​ˈläj-​i-​kəl How to pronounce epizootiological (audio) , -​ˌwät-​ How to pronounce epizootiological (audio) \ also epizootiologic \ -​ik How to pronounce epizootiologic (audio) \ adjective

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