plural reverse zoonoses
Definition of reverse zoonosis
: an infection or disease that is transmissible from humans to animals under natural conditions But what about the opposite scenario: so-called "reverse zoonoses" which are diseases that humans can pass on to pets?— Pete Wedderburn also : the process of transmitting infection or disease from humans to animals This finding suggests reverse zoonosis of influenza viruses from humans to dromedaries. — Daniel K. W. Chu et al.
— called also anthroponosis, zooanthroponosis— compare zoonosis
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