metazoonosis

[mĕt′ə-zō-ŏnə-sĭs, -zō′ə-nō-]

n.

A zoonosis that requires both a vertebrate and an invertebrate host for completion of the life cycle of the infective organism.

Nearby words

  1. metaverse,
  2. metaxas,
  3. metaxylem,
  4. metazoa,
  5. metazoan,
  6. metchnikoff,
  7. metchnikoff, élie,
  8. mete,
  9. metecdysis,
  10. metempirical


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