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ep·i·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy

(ep'i-zō-ot'ē-ol'ŏ-jē),
Epidemiology of disease in animal populations.
Synonym(s): epizoology
[epi- + G. zōon, animal, + logos, study]

ep·i·zo·ot·i·ol·o·gy

(ep'i-zō-ot'ē-ol'ŏ-jē)
Epidemiology of disease in animal populations.
Synonym(s): epizoology.
[epi- + G. zōon, animal, + logos, study]

epizootiology

with reference to animal diseases is the rarely used, etymologically proper, equivalent of epidemiology.
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Over time, an understanding of the epizoology and epidemiology of oocysts in the human and animal populations of the watershed would build up, which could be related to similar data for those consuming the yielded water and other typing databases from human cases.
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