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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

Thesis

thesis Origin: L, fr. Gr, fr. To place, set. See Do, and cf. Anathema, Apothecary, Epithet, Hypothesis, Parenthesis, Theme,... 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