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Larva

Larva Origin: L. Larva ghost, specter, mask. 1. (Science: zoology) Any young insect from the time that it hatches from the... Read More

Insect

Insect 1. (Science: zoology) One of the Insecta; especially, one of the hexapoda. See insecta. The hexapod insects pass... Read More

Tick

Tick Definition A tick is an arachnid belonging to order Ixodida. There are three families identified: (1) Ixodidae (hard... Read More

Animal

Animal Definition An animal (plural: animals) refers to any of the eukaryotic multicellular organisms of the biological... Read More

Intermediate host

Intermediate Host Definition When looking at the relationships amongst different biological members of our biosphere, we... Read More

Taenia

Definition noun A genus of the class Cestoda that is comprised of tapeworms that cause taeniasis and... Read More

Ascaricide

Definition noun, plural: ascaricides A pharmaceutical drug used for the treatment of ascariasis Supplement Ascaricides are... 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

Parasegment

Definition noun, plural: parasegments The fundamental unit of Drosophila development, which is made up of portions of two... Read More

Taenia solium

Definition noun A tapeworm species of class Cestoda, and is commonly known as the pork tapeworm Supplement Taenia solium... Read More

Apple

Apple 1. The fleshy pome or fruit of a rosaceous tree (pyrus malus) cultivated in numberless varieties in the temperate... Read More

Hexacanth

Hexacanth The motile six-hooked first-stage larva of cyclophyllidean cestodes; it emerges from the egg and actively claws... 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

Cercaria

Cercaria The free-swimming trematode larva that emerges from its host snail; it may penetrate the skin of a final host (as... Read More

Redia

redia (Science: zoology) A kind of larva, or nurse, which is produced within the sporocyst of certain trematodes by asexual... Read More

Fushi tarazu

Definition noun (1) A pair-rule gene which, together with even-skipped, plays a crucial role in the activation of the... Read More

Bicoid

Definition noun (1) A kind of maternal-effect gene (as in bicoid gene) whose function is to code for products used for... Read More

Kingdom Animalia

Kingdom Animalia Definition Each person can say that they know of or can name at least one animal. However, do people know... Read More

Zebra

zebra (Science: zoology) Either one of two species of south african wild horses remarkable for having the body white or... Read More

Complete metamorphosis

Definition noun (entomology) A kind of metamorphosis in which insects undergo complete physical change, i.e. developing and... Read More

Pair-rule gene

Definition noun A segmentation gene whose expression subdivides the embryo into a series of stripes, and sets the boundaries... Read More

Even-skipped

Definition noun (1) One of the pair-rule genes (together with hairy and runt) directly activated by gap gene products... Read More

Microfilaria

Definition noun, plural: microfilariae The embryonic or early larval stage in the life cycle of certain parasitic nematodes... Read More

Tunicate

Definition noun, plural: tunicates Any of the sessile marine chordates of the subphylum Tunicata Supplement Chordates... Read More

Infective stage

Definition noun (parasitology) The stage in the life cycle of an endoparasite wherein it can initiate infection to its... Read More

Parasitoidism

Definition noun A form of parasitism wherein an organism (called parasitoid) lives on or inside the host at one phase in its... Read More

Arrow poison

Definition noun Any toxin used for making arrow heads, spears, or darts poisonous Supplement Arrow poisons are toxins used... Read More

Slug

slug 1. A drone; a slow, lazy fellow; a sluggard. 2. A hindrance; an obstruction. 3. (Science: zoology) Any one of numerous... Read More

Parasitism

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

Ascaris lumbricoides

Definition noun A parasitic roundworm of humans, generally dwelling in the intestines of human host Supplement Ascaris... Read More

Screw

screw 1. To turn, as a screw; to apply a screw to; to press, fasten, or make firm, by means of a screw or screws; as, to... Read More

Palm

palm 1. (Science: anatomy) The inner and somewhat concave part of the hand between the bases of the fingers and the wrist.... Read More

Worm

worm 1. A creeping or a crawling animal of any kind or size, as a serpent, caterpillar, snail, or the like. There came a... Read More

Peach

peach (Science: botany) A well-known high-flavored juicy fruit, containing one or two seeds in a hard almond-like endocarp... Read More

Tobacco

tobacco 1. (Science: botany) An American plant (Nicotiana Tabacum) of the nightshade family, much used for smoking and... Read More

Moth

Moth Definition A moth is a lepidopteran insect. Moths belong to the Order Lepidoptera, together with the butterflies.... Read More

Coracidium

Coracidium The ciliated first-stage aquatic embryo of pseudophyllid and other cestodes with aquatic cycles; within the... Read More

Tomato

tomato Origin: Sp. Or Pg. Tomate, of American Indian origin; cf. Mexican tomail. (Science: botany) The fruit of a plant of... Read More

Strawberries

strawberry (Science: botany) A fragrant edible berry, of a delicious taste and commonly of a red colour, the fruit of a... Read More

Gentles

Gentle 1. Well-born; of a good family or respectable birth, though not noble. British society is divided into nobility,... Read More