host-parasite relationship

host-parasite relationship

may be at any one of a series of classified levels in two groups, those of disease and symbiosis. In the disease category there are velogenic, mesogenic and lentigenic.
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However, further studies made on host specificity discovered that the host-parasite relationship was not as highly specialized as was previously expected.
The host-parasite relationship is little studied and the monogeneans have different strategies of attachment on the hosts as well as their reproductive mechanisms, in which they may influence on their pathogenicity.
In addition, drills on Bioko Island have been separated from contact with drills on the mainland for 10,000-12,000 years (9), further isolating the ecology of this host-parasite relationship and confusing how C.
Our results are preliminary, but still they underscore the importance of wild birds as hosts for immature ixodid ticks and also provide basic information on the host-parasite relationship in the Brazilian savannah domain.
463-483, in: Primate parasite ecology: The dynamics and study of host-parasite relationship (MA Huffman and CA Chapman, eds.
This further supports the conclusion that this host-parasite relationship might have important consequences for individual fitness, as well as overall population dynamics in the western mosquitofish.
Cyclosporin A: antiparasite drug, modulator of the host-parasite relationship and immunosuppressant.
He is particularly attracted to recasting existing buildings, conceptualizing existing and new as a host-parasite relationship, looking for nuances and eccentricities in the host that will shape the parasite',* as Carter and LeCuyer note.
Host-parasite relationship of the copepod eye parasite, Phrixocephalus cincinnatus, and Pacific sanddab (Citharichthys sordidus) collected from wastewater outfall areas.
From the standpoint of host-parasite evolution, the most revealing source of variation is the host X island interaction, which indicates the extent of unique outcomes of host-parasite relationship in a particular host across a set of ecologically defined locations.