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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

Nest

nest Origin: AS. Nest; akin to D. & G. Nest, Sw. Naste, L. Nidus, for nisdus, Skr. Nia resting place, nest; cf. Lith.... 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

Ecological niche

An ecological niche refers to the interrelationship of a species with all the biotic and abiotic factors affecting it. This... 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