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PREFERRED TERM
zoonotic disease  
DEFINITION(S)
  • A zoonosis (plural zoonoses, or zoonotic diseases) is an infectious disease caused by a pathogen (an infectious agent, such as a bacterium, virus, parasite or prion) that has jumped from a non-human animal (usually a vertebrate) to a human. Typically, the first infected human transmits the infectious agent to at least one other human, who, in turn, infects others. (Wikipedia)
SYNONYM(S)
  • zoonosis
IN OTHER LANGUAGES
maladie zoonotique

French

zoonose
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http://data.loterre.fr/ark:/67375/C0X-RZFHXS1N-1
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