zoonosis Full Definitions
|zoonosis – /ˌzuːəˈnəʊsɪs,ˌzəʊəˈnəʊsɪs/ – noun|
: a disease which can be transmitted to humans from animals.
: is an infectious disease caused by bacteria, viruses, or parasites that spread from animal to human ie. (plural zoonoses, or zoonotic diseases).Major modern diseases such as Ebola virus disease and salmonellosis are zoonoses river blindness, and elephantiasis are not defined as zoonotic, even though they may depend on transmission by insects or other vectors.
Diseases of non-humananimals that may be transmitted to HUMANS or may be transmitted from humans to non-human animals.
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