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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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