noun. the capacity of non-human animals to choose plants and their portions for medicinal reasons to lower fevers or rid parasites. With regard to Tanzania, the plants utilized by chimpanzees to lower fever or parasite load are exact to those utilized by humans to remedy the same problems.

ZOOPHARMACOGNOSY: "During my internship, I found the application of zoopharmacognosy to medicine in other cultures to be quite fascinating."
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