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in·fest

(in-fest'),
To occupy a site and dwell ectoparasitically on external surface tissue, as opposed to internally (infect).
[L. infesto, pp. -atus, to attack]

infest

(ĭn-fĕst′)
v.
To live as a parasite in or on tissues or organs or on the skin and its appendages.

in′fes·ta′tion n.

in·fest

(in-fest')
To dwell on or in a host as a parasite.
[L. infesto, pp. -atus, to attack]
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They were able to distinguish between infested and non-infested samples by detecting typographer beetle burrows up to 1cm beneath the wood's surface.
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The treatments were T1= removal of infested shoots, T2= use of light trap, T3= removal of infested shoots+use of light traps and T4= Control (no management practice).
Taking up the challenge, the group served a cooked rice infested with weevils for Pinol.
When the eggs hatch, the larvae released by freshwater snails penetrate the skin during contact with infested water causing blood loss and tissue damage.
Also, there was a significant increase in the total protein contents and decrease in the monosaccharaides and disaccharides in all infested sieved and residual flour samples tested.
Significant decrease (Pless than 0.05) was observed for total serum protein, cholesterol, and aspartate transaminase enzyme in infested animals.
ABSTRACT: The research work was conducted on forty tick infested Achi cattle divided into four groups.
For example, within a home infested with drywood termites there may be several different colonies found within that home at the same time.
WEST BOYLSTON -- The Asian longhorned beetle battle is again in full bloom in West Boylston, with cutting of infested and susceptible trees underway around Maple and Worcester streets.