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

Other Words from epizootiology

epizootiological \ˌe-​pə-​zə-​ˌwä-​tē-​ə-​ˈlä-​ji-​kəl, -​zō-​ˌä-​ \ or less commonly epizootiologic \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 \-​ˌzō-​ə-​ˈtäl-​ə-​jē \
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, -​ˌwät-​ \ also epizootiologic \-​ik \ adjective

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