- Denoting a temporal pattern of disease occurrence in an animal population in which the disease occurs with a frequency clearly in excess of the expected frequency in that population during a given time interval.
- An outbreak (epidemic) of disease in an animal population.
[epi- + G. zoon, animal]
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