free-living


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Synonyms for free-living

not parasitic on another organism

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However, more recently, activity monitors have become the gold-standard measure of free-living physical activity because they avoid the limitations of self-report methods such as recall bias (Rand et al 2009).
Free-living amoebae as opportunistic and non-opportunistic pathogens of humans and animals.
The Employer reserves the right to cancel the procedure, termination of the contract, limiting its scope (including the implementation of a vaccination campaign only) or shift vaccination campaign deadlines specified in the contract because of problems related to the availability of budgetary resources, a decision of the tender procedure for the supply of rabies vaccine to vaccination of free-living red foxes.
Yet this summer, placozoans--the simplest of free-living multicellular animals--and some other, equally nonfamous creatures made the list of targets for the next wave of DNA sequencing to be funded by the U.
Primary amebic meningoencephalitis (PAM) is invariably an acute, often fulminant infection caused by Naegleria fowleri, a small, free-living ameba that occasionally infects humans and other mammals.
From studies of wild, free-living elephants we know enough about their social needs to realize that we can no longer justify the practice of keeping elephants on their own or splitting up individuals who have formed bonds.
Out of the sampled animals, 27 were birds and 26 were mammals, and from this total, 83% (n = 44) were free-living animals.
To the Editor: Balamuthia mandrillaris, a free-living soil ameba, can cause granulomatous amebic encephalitis as well as nasopharyngeal, cutaneous, and disseminated infections in humans, nonhuman primates, and other animals.
However, he cautions, competition from other microbes might limit the proliferation of free-living anthrax.
TIGR scientists were the first to determine the genome sequences of free-living organisms in 1995: the bacteria Haemophilus influenzae and Mycoplasma genitalium.
Contract award: delivery of oral rabies vaccine to free-living red foxes in 2014
Despite mounting evidence of mercury accumulation in terrestrial ecosystems, few data exist on how environmental mercury exposure affects reproductive success in free-living songbirds.
It is a known cause of death in free-living African wild dogs (8), as well as other wild carnivores, both free-living and captive (9,10).
The scientists showed just how much this domesticated Buchnera has changed from free-living bacteria.
Contract notice: Implementation of liner services of aircraft immunoprzynet - oral rabies vaccine intended to carry out immunization of red foxes free-living, in the province of warmia and mazury immunization of red foxes free-living, in the province of warmia and mazury.