Definition of "zoonosis" [zoonosis]

  • (noun) A disease of animals, such as rabies or psittacosis, that can be transmitted to humans.

Use "zoonosis" in a sentence

  • "The transmission of disease from one species to another is called zoonosis and is of great concern to the CDC."
  • "Pets, animals e.g.  Q fever  Psittacosis  hantavirus pulmonary syndrome  "zoonosis""
  • "She said although this was a zoonosis (diseases that can be passed between animals, whether wild or domesticated, to humans), there was no need for the public to panic."

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