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Search Results for: natural reservoir

Natural reservoir

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

Ecosystem

Ecosystem Definition An ecosystem is a system consisting of biotic and abiotic components that function together as a unit.... Read More

Nidus

Definition noun, plural: niduses or nidi (1) A nest for insects or small animals; a breeding place. (2) A locus of infection... Read More

Intermediate host

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

Oxygen

Oxygen Definition In biochemistry, oxygen is theĀ colorless, odorless, gaseous element represented by the symbol "O", with... Read More

Feeder

Feeder 1. One who, or that which, gives food or supplies nourishment; steward. A couple of friends, his chaplain and feeder.... Read More

Infection

Definition noun, plural: infections (microbiology) Invasion and multiplication of an infectious agents in body tissues of... Read More

Parenchyma

Parenchyma Definition What does parenchyma mean? Let's define the word "parenchyma". Most of the functional tissues in... Read More