epizootiology
noun Date: 1910 1. the sum of the factors controlling the occurrence of a disease or pathogen of animals 2. a science that deals with the character, ecology, and causes of outbreaks of animal diseases • epizootiological also epizootiologic adjective

New Collegiate Dictionary. 2001.

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  • epizootiology — [ep΄i zō ät΄ē äl′ə jē] n. 〚 EPIZOOTIC + LOGY〛 the study of epidemic animal diseases * * * …   Universalium

  • epizootiology — [ep΄i zō ät΄ē äl′ə jē] n. [ EPIZOOTIC + LOGY] the study of epidemic animal diseases …   English World dictionary

  • epizootiology — n. [Gr. epi, upon; zoon, animal; logos, discourse] The field concerned with the study of diseases of animals involved in an epizootic outbreak …   Dictionary of invertebrate zoology

  • epizootiology — (ep i zo ot e ol o je) The field of science that deals with factors determining the frequency and distribution of a disease within an animal population …   Dictionary of microbiology

  • epizootiology — Epidemiology of disease in animal populations. SYN: epizoology. [epi + G. zoon, animal, + logos, study] * * * epi·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy .ep ə zə .wät ē äl ə jē also epi·zo·otol·o·gy .zō ə täl ə jē n, pl …   Medical dictionary

  • epizootiology — ep·i·zo·oti·ol·o·gy …   English syllables

  • epizootiology — …   Useful english dictionary

  • epizoology — SYN: epizootiology. [epi + G. zoon, animal, + logos, study] * * * epi·zo·ol·o·gy zō äl ə jē, zə wäl n, pl gies EPIZOOTIOLOGY …   Medical dictionary

  • ep|i|zo|o|tol|o|gy — «EHP uh ZOH uh TOL uh jee», noun. = epizootiology. (Cf. ↑epizootiology) …   Useful english dictionary

  • epizootiologic — adjective see epizootiology …   New Collegiate Dictionary

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