zoonotic potential

n.

The potential for animal infections to be transmissible to humans.

Nearby words

  1. zoon,
  2. zoonal,
  3. zoonosis,
  4. zoonotic,
  5. zoonotic cutaneous leishmaniasis,
  6. zooparasite,
  7. zoophagous,
  8. zoophile,
  9. zoophilia,
  10. zoophilism


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