What does zoonosis mean?

Definitions for zoonosiszoʊˈɒn ə sɪs, ˌzoʊ əˈnoʊ sɪs

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Princeton's WordNet

  1. zoonosis, zoonotic disease(noun)

    an animal disease that can be transmitted to humans


  1. zoonosis(Noun)

    An animal disease, such as rabies or anthrax, that can be transmitted to humans.


  1. Zoonosis

    A zoonosis is an infectious disease that is transmitted between species from animals other than humans to humans or from humans to other animals. In direct zoonosis the agent needs only one host for completion of its life cycle, without a significant change during transmission. In a systematic review of 1,415 pathogens known to infect humans, 61% were zoonotic. The emergence of a pathogen into a new host species is called disease invasion or "disease emergence". The emerging interdisciplinary field of conservation medicine, which integrates human and veterinary medicine, and environmental sciences, is largely concerned with zoonoses.

Chambers 20th Century Dictionary

  1. Zoonosis

    zō-on′ō-sis, n. a disease communicated to man from the lower animals, as hydrophobia, &c.:—pl. Zoön′osēs. [Gr. zōon, an animal, nosos, disease.]


  1. Chaldean Numerology

    The numerical value of zoonosis in Chaldean Numerology is: 4

  2. Pythagorean Numerology

    The numerical value of zoonosis in Pythagorean Numerology is: 6

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