[ en-zoh-ot-ik ]
/ ˌɛn zoʊˈɒt ɪk /
adjective Veterinary Medicine.
(of diseases) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality.Compare endemic.
an enzootic disease.
Related formsen·zo·ot·i·cal·ly, adverb
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Examples from the Web for enzootic
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
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
British Dictionary definitions for enzootic
/ (ˌɛnzəʊˈɒtɪk) /
(of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
an enzootic disease
Derived Formsenzootically, adverb
Word Origin for enzootic
C19: from en- ² + Greek zōion animal + -otic
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Medicine definitions for enzootic
[ ĕn′zō-ŏt′ĭk ]
Prevalent among or restricted to animals of a specific geographic area. Used of a disease.
An enzootic disease.
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