epornitic

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Etymology[edit]

epi- + ornith- + -ic

Adjective[edit]

epornitic (not comparable)

  1. Attacking many birds in a region at the same time.
  2. Pertaining to a disease of high morbidity that is occasionally present in a bird population.

Noun[edit]

epornitic (plural epornitics)

  1. An outbreak of disease in a bird population.
    Coordinate terms: epidemic, epizootic

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