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Infestation

Definition noun, plural: infestations (ecology) The state of having a large number of pest organisms thriving in a... Read More

Necatoriasis

Definition noun (parasitology) Infestation with Necator hookworms Supplement Necatoriasis is an infestation (or infection)... Read More

Hookworm

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

Abscission

Definition noun (botany) The normal shedding of a senescent plant part or organ (e.g. old leaf or ripe fruit) (zoology) The... Read More

Pinworm

Definition noun, plural: pinworms A small nematoid worm that inhabits the rectum of the human host Supplement Pinworms are... Read More

Ancylostoma

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

Necator americanus

Definition noun A parasitic worm of humans and other animals and is regarded as the New World hookworm Supplement Necator... Read More

Aspidium

Aspidium The rhizomes and stipes of Dryopteris filix-mus (European aspidium or male fern), or of Dryopteris marginalis... Read More

Mite

Mite Definition What is mite? A mite is a minute arachnid, typically measuring less than 1 mm in length. It belongs to the... Read More

Immune system

Definition noun The organ system that is involved in protecting the organism from infection, infestation, and other... Read More

Ancylostoma duodenale

Definition noun A hookworm species of humans and regarded as the old world hookworm of man Supplement Ancylostoma duodenale... Read More

Mutualistic symbiosis

Mutualistic Symbiosis Definition In order to understand what a mutualistic symbiotic relationship means, we will break down... Read More

Subcutaneous filariasis

Definition noun A type of filariasis caused by adult filarial worms that dwell in the subcutaneous layer of the... Read More

Ectoparasite

Definition noun, plural: ectoparasites (parasitology) A parasite that lives outside the body of the... Read More

Ectoparasitism

Definition noun A form of parasitism wherein the parasite lives outside the body of the host (as opposed to a parasite... Read More