zoonotic

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Pronunciation[edit]

  • IPA(key): /ˌzʊuˈnəʊ.tɪk/, /ˌzʊuˈnɒt.ɪk/ (UK)

Adjective[edit]

zoonotic (not comparable)

  1. Of, or relating to zoonosis.
    • 2013 May-June, Katie L. Burke, “In the News”, American Scientist, volume 101, number 3, page 193: 
      Bats host many high-profile viruses that can infect humans, including severe acute respiratory syndrome and Ebola. A recent study explored the ecological variables that may contribute to bats’ propensity to harbor such zoonotic diseases by comparing them with another order of common reservoir hosts: rodents.