- (of diseases) spreading quickly among animals.
- an epizootic disease.
- (of a disease) suddenly and temporarily affecting a large number of animals over a large area
- an epizootic diseaseCompare enzootic
- Affecting a large number of animals at the same time within a particular region or geographic area. Used of a disease.
- Relating to a rapidly spreading disease that affects a large number of animals at the same time within a particular area.
- An epizootic disease.