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Related to enzootic: enzootic ataxia
Occurring at a steady or predictable rate in animals of a specific geographic area; endemic. Used of a disease.
An enzootic disease.
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(Veterinary Science) (of diseases) affecting animals within a limited region
(Veterinary Science) an enzootic disease
[C19: from en-2 + Greek zōion animal + -otic]
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en•zo•ot•ic(ˌɛn zoʊˈɒt ɪk)
1. (of a disease) prevailing among or afflicting animals in a particular locality. Compare epizootic.n.
2. an enzootic disease.
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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|
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