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Related to sylvatic ringworm: sylvatic plague, sylvatic rabies


1. Affecting only wild animals: sylvatic rabies; domestic and sylvatic hosts.
2. Sylvan.

[Latin sylvāticus, of the forest, wild, from silva, sylva, forest.]
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(Biology) growing, living, or occurring in a wood or beneath a tree. Also: sylvestral
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