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n. pl. zo·on·o·ses (-sēz′)
A disease of animals, such as rabies or psittacosis, that can be transmitted to humans.

[New Latin : zoo- + -nosis, alteration (influenced by -osis) of Greek nosos, disease.]

zo′o·not′ic (-ə-nŏt′ĭk) adj.


(Pathology) pathol of or relating to zoonosis
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Adj.1.zoonotic - of or relating to or constituting zoonosis; "the Ebola virus is believed to be zoonotic"
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The study, published in the journal Veterinary Record, aimed to test for the presence of dangerous organisms in animals, often known as zoonotic bacterial and parasitic pathogens, in Dutch commercial RMBDs.
The aim of the agreement was to enhance cooperation between PARC and NIH through sharing surveillance data and information regarding Zoonotic pathogens and devise appropriate coordinated response leading to eventual risk reduction to human, animal and environment health which could potentially significant socio-economic and environmental impacts.
Dr Aamer and Chairman, PARC, Dr Yousaf Zafar reiterated to enhance the technical collaboration, coordination and research to prevent and control the zoonotic diseases.
In 1951, WHO listed 86 diseases that have zoonotic potential and among these 40 diseases are transferred by dogs, cats or both.
NVMA also called on the government to constitute a technical committee of animal and human health professionals to work out strategies to contain Monkey pix disease and other zoonotic diseases.
With the growing pet population, the Tropical Council for Companion Animal Parasites (TroCCAP), an alliance of veterinary health experts, have called for improved protection of pets from parasites such as fleas, ticks and worms, as key to mitigating the risk of zoonotic diseases, in the interest of veterinary and public health.
In exotic animal practice, whether you work exclusively with pet exotics, wildlife, or zoo animals, you need to be aware of and concerned about potential zoonotic disease for yourself, your associates, and your clients.
com/journals/laninf/article/PIIS1473-3099(16)30139-6/fulltext) the Lancet Infectious Diseases called for action in battling zoonotic tuberculosis.
Organizers are encouraging individuals and groups from around the world to observe the day with special events and projects, including those that focus on emerging zoonotic diseases.
Forecasting the emergence of zoonotic infectious diseases and their geographical extent is a challenging task; this is despite recent technical advancements in the development of statistical and mathematical epidemiological tools for understanding disease distribution and dynamics.
In an interview with The Frontier Post, Sahibzada Fazal Ahad said that the Congo virus is a tick-borne zoonotic viral disease caused by CCHF virus of genus Nairovirus (family Bunyaviridae) which is a serious threat to public health.
Onchocerca lupi is species of vectorborne nematode found in dogs, and rarely cats, which was recently recognized as an emerging zoonotic parasite in the United States and Old World countries in Europe and the Middle East (1-3).