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  • noun Alternative form of zoonosis.

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  • Its authors named the biggest potential source for a new animal-borne disease, or zoonose, were East Asia, the Indian sub-continent, the Niger delta and Africa's Great Lakes region.

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  • The world's cities are gargantuan (21million live in Mexico City) and the teeming slums of today's Third World, insanitary and packed with livestock, are textbook breeding grounds for any emerging new zoonose (a virus that spreads from animals to people).

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  • Alternative of the singular zoonosis, via backformation from plural zoonoses.

    April 14, 2010