Definition: A zoonosis that requires more than one vertebrate host (but no invertebrate) for completion of the life cycle; various taenioid cestodes such as Taenia saginata and T. solium in which humans are an obligatory host; hydatid disease, a cyclozoonosis in which humans are not obligatory host.
[cyclo- + G. zoon, animal, + nosos, disease]
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