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the relation between two different kinds of organisms in which one receives benefits from the other by causing damage to it (usually not fatal damage)

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Their usefulness for diagnosing several parasitic disorders of the skin (e.
Image storage and sharing can also facilitate collaboration with experts and can enable timely recognition of unusual parasitic disorders imported from different geographic areas or tropical countries.
Drawing on lectures they gave to medical and graduate students, they discuss the history of the field; the structure, function, and development of skin; the approach to the patient; and both infectious and parasitic disorders prevalent in tropical countries and inflammatory and cutaneous malignancy common in the West.