cyclozoonosismedical dictionary

A zoonosis that requires more than one vertebrate host (but no invertebrate) for completion of the life-cycle; e.g., various taenioid cestodes such as Taenia saginata and T. Solium in which humans are an obligatory host; hydatid disease, a cyclozoonosis in which man is not an obligatory host.

Origin: cyclo-+ G. Zoon, animal, + nosos, disease

(05 Mar 2000)

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