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zo·o·phil·ic

(zō'ō-fil'ik),
1. Relating to or displaying zoophilism.
2. Animal-seeking or animal-preferring; denoting preference of a parasite for an animal host over a human.
[zoo- + G. philos, fond, loving]

zoophilic

(zō′ə-fĭl′ĭk)
adj.
Of, relating to, or affected with zoophilia.

zo·o·phil·ic

(zō'ō-fil'ik)
Refers to microorganisms that prefer an animal other than humans as a host or reservoir.
[zoo- + G. philos, fond, loving]
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Key Words: Anopheles culicifacies, Anopheles stephensi, Ivermectin, zooprophylaxis, malaria vector, zoophilic macrolide antibiotic.
Since Descartes holds that only humans, and not animals, have a "soul" permitting mental states, the frame narrator's question regarding animals' capacity for "passions" would seem to challenge Descartes, as would the soldier's assertion that his leopard companion "has a soul." Given the zoophilic subtext, however, we must also consider a lesser-known meaning of the French word passions, as the strong penchant for sexual practices considered aberrant.
fajardi is considered to be a species without epidemiological importance for disease transmission, and has essentially zoophilic habits, its feeding habits have been observed to be highly eclectic and opportunistic, such that it reacted to all the antiserums analyzed by Alencar et al.
The report also mentioned that zoophilic Anopheles species like Anopheles maculates and Anopheles balabacensis are common vectors found in Malaysia [14].
(5) Likewise, though, I also cannot envision a working vivisection laboratory itself as a sensible example of an ethical space inhabited by a liberatory zoophilia, even though it might be acknowledged that it (as with any place) could possibly serve as a future home for ethical zoophilic returns.
Zoophilic dermatophytes spend their life on animal keratin and don't live on hair-baits in the soil (Simpanya 2000), such as Trichophyton equinum, which has a narrow range of receptive hosts mostly infecting equids.
Together they write bestiaries and treatises on animals for the zoophilic boy sultan, which the Italian fills up with fantastic animals and diversions, while Hoja interpolates harsh moral lessons about "how a child king fond of animals and hunting was ultimately impaled at the stake by Spanish infidels because he paid no attention to science" (40).
Fungi that cause tinea capitis infections are from geophilic, zoophilic, and anthropophilic organisms.
Miguel Delibes'sLas ratas (1962) articulates divergent philosophies of animality: one zoophilic, the other zoophobic.
These categories are anthropophilic (those associated with humans only and are transmitted by close, direct human contact or through contaminated fomites), zoophilic (those associated with animals and are transmitted by close contact with animals or contaminated animal products), and geophilic (soil fungi transmitted to humans through direct exposure to soil or to dusty animals).
Zoophilic and geophilic dermatophytoses among farmers and non-farmers in eastern poland.