domiciliated


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dom·i·cil·i·at·ed

(dom'i-sil'ē-āt-ĕd),
A state of close association of an organism within human abodes or activities, such that partial domestication results, leading to the organism's dependence on continued association with the human environment; this frequently results in the domiciliated organism becoming a noxious pest, a vector, or an intermediate host of human disease.
[L. domicilium, a dwelling]

dom·i·cil·i·at·ed

(dom'i-sil'ē-āt-ĕd)
A state of close association of an organism within human abodes or activities, such that partial domestication results, leading to the organism's dependence on continued association with the human environment; this frequently results in the domiciliated organism becoming a noxious pest, a vector, or an intermediate host of human disease.
[L. domicilium, a dwelling]
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