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Search Results for: epidemiology

Epidemiology

Epidemiology (Science: study) The study of the distribution and determinants of health-related states and events in... Read More

Incubation period

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

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (LANGE Basic Science)

Basic & Clinical Biostatistics (LANGE Basic Science)      ... Read More

Prevalent

Prevalent Definition We can define "prevalent" as the most commonly found, being dominant or widespread, or describing the... Read More

Vector

Vector Definition When one thinks of vectors one may think of many different things. This is because a vector can be... Read More

Endemic

Global biodiversity is under threat and the rate at which species are getting endangered and extinct is alarming. If you... Read More

Definitive host

Different Biological Relationships The biological world is interconnected whether we notice it or not. All the life forms... Read More

Bides

Bide (Science: epidemiology) birth, immigration, death, Emigration: the four demographic processes which might act on a... Read More

Cross-sectional study

Cross-sectional study (Science: epidemiology) a study in which the presence or absence of disease or other health-related... Read More

Subclinical infection

subclinical infection (Science: epidemiology) An infection in which symptoms are sufficiently mild or inapparent to escape... Read More

Parasitism

Organisms depend on different sources of food to survive. Larger organisms like plants make their own food (autotrophs) and... Read More

Direct life cycle

Direct life cycle (Science: epidemiology) a life cycle in which a parasite is transmitted directly from one host to the next... Read More

Microparasites

Microparasites (Science: epidemiology) Typically, viruses, bacteria, fungi and protozoa. More generally, parasites that... Read More

Bayes theorem

Bayes theorem a theorem in probability theory named for thomas bayes (1702-1761). In epidemiology, it is used to obtain the... Read More

Sporadic

Events, diseases, behaviors, infections, flowering... all of these happen at different frequencies and manners in the world.... Read More

Biology

Biology Definition Biology is the branch of science that primarily deals with the structure, function, growth, evolution,... Read More

Population density

population density (Science: epidemiology) number of individuals in a population relative to... Read More

Population characteristics

population characteristics (Science: epidemiology) Qualities and characterization of various types of populations within a... Read More

Population pyramid

population pyramid (Science: epidemiology) graphical representation of the age and sex composition of a population,... Read More

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology

Color Atlas & Synopsis of Clinical Dermatology     ... Read More

Host cell

Host Cells Definition What is a host cell? A host cell is a living cell that serves as a shelter and a food source to the... Read More

Genetics

Genetics Definition noun (1) The study of the patterns of inheritance of specific traits, relating to genes and genetic... Read More

Susceptible

Resistance, vulnerability, sensitivity, tolerance, and susceptibility are some highly important terminologies across the... Read More

Virulence

Virulence Definition In biology, virulence is defined as the degree to which a pathogenic organism can cause disease.... Read More

Population genetics

Population genetics (Science: epidemiology, genetics) The study of genetic influences on the components of cause and effect... Read More

Fecundity

Fecundity Definition The meaning of fecundity is the reproductive rate (fecundity rate) or the performance of an individual... Read More

The consequences of antibiotic use in horticulture

Leading articles Frederick R. Falkiner* Department of Clinical Microbiology, Trinity College, Dublin; Central Pathology... Read More

The Psychobiology of Hysteria

Editorial Hysteria is often regarded as the archetypal psychodynamic illness. Freud carried out much of his early work on... Read More

Lacuna

Definition of Lacuna What is lacuna? The word "lacuna" (noun, plural: lacunae) is derived from the Latin word- 'lacus',... Read More