- (of diseases) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality.Compare endemic.
- an enzootic disease.
Origin of enzootic
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Examples from the Web for enzootic
An infectious type of coronary inflammation occurs in some localities during the winter months, wherein the condition is enzootic.Lameness of the Horse
John Victor Lacroix
This generally appears in an enzootic or epizootic form and affects a considerable number in the herd.Special Report on Diseases of Cattle
U.S. Department of Agriculture
- (of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
- an enzootic disease
C19: from en- ² + Greek zōion animal + -otic
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- Prevalent among or restricted to animals of a specific geographic area. Used of a disease.
- An enzootic disease.
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