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Asymptomatic

Asymptomatic (Science: symptom) without obvious signs or symptoms of disease. Cancer may cause symptoms and warning signs,... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... Read More

Carrier

Definition noun, plural: carriers (general) A person or object that transports or conveys. (immunology) An asymptomatic... Read More

Hypersensitivity

Hypersensitivity Definition Hypersensitivity is the exaggerated immune response to protect the human from foreign bodies... Read More

Incubation period

Incubation Period Definition The incubation period is the time duration between exposure to the pathogen and the appearance... Read More

Hookworm

Definition noun, plural: hookworms (1) A blood-sucking nematode, with hooked mouth parts used for fastening to the... Read More

Splenunculus

Definition noun, plural: splenunculi Small nodule of splenic tissue that may be connected to or detached from the... Read More

Reservoir host

Definition noun A primary host that harbors the pathogen but shows no ill effects and serves as a source of... Read More

Tapeworm

Definition noun, plural: tapeworms Any of the ribbon-like parasitic worms of the class Cestoda, characterized by possessing... Read More

Myocardium

Myocardium Definition What is the myocardium of the heart?  It is the muscular middle layer of the heart that is... Read More

Ancylostoma

Definition noun A genus belonging to the family of Ancylostomatidae which is a family of nematodes that includes the... Read More

Natural reservoir

Definition noun A reservoir host harboring the pathogen but shows no ill effects and serves as a source of... Read More

Koch postulate

Definition noun The four principles intended to ascertain the underlying relationships between a microbe and a... Read More

Trichomonas vaginalis

Definition noun A parasitic flagellated protozoan that may infect the vagina and the urethra of women and the urethra and... Read More

coronavirus COVID-19

Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) is a contagious coronavirus disease first detected... Read More