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Tick

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

Fever

Definition noun, plural: fevers (pathology) A febrile condition; an increase in body temperature that is higher than the... Read More

Sao paulo fever

Sao Paulo fever --> rocky mountain spotted fever (Science: infectious disease) An acute febrile (feverish) disease... Read More

Forest

Forest 1. (Science: ecology) An extensive wood; a large tract of land covered with trees; in the united states, a wood of... Read More

Virus

Definition noun, plural: viruses A submicroscopic infectious agent that is unable to grow or reproduce outside a host... Read More

Parasite

Definition noun, plural: parasites An organism that obtains nourishment and shelter on another... Read More

Dove

Dove 1. (Science: zoology) a pigeon of the genus Columba and various related genera. The species are numerous. The domestic... Read More

Acute febrile illness

Definition From the Latin word febris, meaning fever, an acute febrile illness is a type of illness characterized by a... Read More

Infestation

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

Arachnology

Definition noun A biological discipline that studies arachnids Supplement Arachnology is a biological discipline that deals... 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