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zoonosis

Pronunciation: zo'o-no'sis

Definition: An infection or infestation shared in nature by humans and other animals.

[zoo- + G. nosos, disease]

See Also: anthropozoonosis, cyclozoonosis, metazoonosis, saprozoonosis, zooanthroponosis

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