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Occurring at a steady or predictable rate in animals of a specific geographic area; endemic. Used of a disease.
An enzootic disease.


(Veterinary Science) (of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
(Veterinary Science) an enzootic disease
[C19: from en-2 + Greek zōion animal + -otic]
ˌenzoˈotically adv


(ˌɛn zoʊˈɒt ɪk)

1. (of a disease) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality. Compare epizootic.
2. an enzootic disease.
[1875–80; en-2 + zo- + -otic]
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Adj.1.enzootic - of a disease that is constantly present in an animal community but only occurs in a small number of cases
endemic, endemical - of or relating to a disease (or anything resembling a disease) constantly present to greater or lesser extent in a particular locality; "diseases endemic to the tropics"; "endemic malaria"; "food shortages and starvation are endemic in certain parts of the world"
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Shipping fever in cattle and sheep, and enzootic pneumonia of sheep and goats are considered caused by Pasteurella multocida, alone or associated to other pathogens.
American crows (Corvus brachyrhynchos) are acutely sensitive to West Nile virus (WNV) infection, and crow mortality has been used in WNV surveillance to monitor enzootic transmission.
Although enzootic amplification is one characteristic of the viruses, some like dengue and chikungunya have lost this requirement and exclusively utilize humans as reservoir and amplification hosts, thus able to cause extensive epidemics.