epizootiology

noun epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy \ 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

epizootiological

play \ˌe-pə-zə-ˌwä-tē-ə-ˈlä-ji-kəl, -zō-ˌä-\ or less commonly epizootiologic play \ˌe-pə-zə-ˌwä-tē-ə-ˈlä-jik, -zō-ˌä-\ adjective

First Known Use of epizootiology

1910

in the meaning defined at sense 1

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epizootiology

noun epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy \ ˌep-ə-zə-ˌwät-ē-ˈäl-ə-jē \
variants: also epizootology play \-ˌzō-ə-ˈtäl-ə-jē\

medical Definition of epizootiology

plural epizootiologies
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

epizootiological

play \-zə-ˌwōt-ē-ə-ˈläj-i-kəl, -ˌwät-\ also epizootiologic play \-ik\ adjective

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