parasite

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Synonyms for parasite

Synonyms for parasite

one who depends on another for support without reciprocating

Synonyms for parasite

a follower who hangs around a host (without benefit to the host) in hope of gain or advantage

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Furthermore, population structure is of significant importance in regards to control of specific parasite infections because of the ability to generate a theoretical frequency distribution of the parasite among hosts.
Some parasitologists research the biology of a specific parasite group, while others may focus on the medical aspect of human infection.
For many readers this book will be too detailed to read cover to cover; it will be utilized as a definitive resource for learning more about a specific parasite.
Furthermore, specific parasite types persist from one year to the next among these highly related parasites, suggesting transmission of single clones without recombination and likely limited introduction of new parasite types through travel or migration.
Most of the monogenoideans are host specific parasite of wider or narrow range.
This helminth-induced immune modulation is induced by the secretion of specific parasite immunomodulatory molecules.