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Intermediate host

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

Definitive host

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

Paratenic host

Definition noun, plural: paratenic hosts An intermediate host which is not needed for the development of the parasite, but... Read More

Coccidia

Coccidia (singular: coccidium) are sporozoans that live as parasites of the digestive tracts of certain animals. The... 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