adjective Veterinary Medicine.
(of diseases) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality.Compare endemic.
Related formsen·zo·ot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for enzootic
Historical Examples of enzootic
An infectious type of coronary inflammation occurs in some localities during the winter months, wherein the condition is enzootic.
This generally appears in an enzootic or epizootic form and affects a considerable number in the herd.
British Dictionary definitions for enzootic
Derived Formsenzootically, adverb
(of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
Word Origin for enzootic
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.
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