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host

(Multitude), noun a many, a mass of, an abundance of, army, array, assembly, body, cloud, cluster, company, congregation, crowd, crush, flood, galaxy, group, herd, horde, jam, large amount, litter, nest, no end of, numbers, pack, panoply, school, scores, slew, storm

host

(Owner), noun barkeeper, bartender, hostess, hotel keeper, innkeeper, inviter, owner, owner of an estabbishment, proprietor, restaurant owner, saloon keeper, serving liquor, tavern keeper
Associated concepts: host liability statute
See also: body, collection, mass, plurality, quantity
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The working hypothesis, based on biologic, environmental, and epidemiologic investigations by CDC and the Carter Center, is that human cases and dog infections are associated with the domestic and commercial fishing industry along the Chari River and involve fish or other aquatic species that serve as paratenic hosts (intermediate hosts in which no development of the parasite occurs).
First-stage larvae (L1) develop into second-stage larvae (L2) in the gastrointestinal tract of the second intermediate or paratenic hosts and mature into third-stage larvae (L3), which encyst in their tissues.
renale in maned wolves is related to the ingestion of water containing the oligochaete or to the ingestion of the paratenic host, a fish or an amphibian, containing the third-instar larva of D.
These larvae undoubtedly belong to a Porrocaecum species parasitizing predatory birds, with amphibians and reptiles serving as paratenic hosts.
procyonis is different from other nematodes that cause larva migrans because of its aggressive tissue migration and invasion of the CNS, its continued growth of larvae to a large size within the CNS, and its resistance to dying once in the paratenic host (Figure 6-53).
Most, if not all, hairworms have an indirect life cycle, involving an aquatic paratenic host (Fig.
The recent report of a natural amphibian paratenic host, combined with the results of our study, indicates that the transmission of D.
Ingestion of the stool in contaminated soil or the meat of a paratenic host can transmit the larvae to humans.
2000), this fish can be considered as opportunistic and this behavior will influence the parasitism levels and species composition, since most of endoparasitic helminths present larval stages which require an intermediate or paratenic host.
Paratenic host An animal acting as a substitute intermediate host of a parasite; no additional development of the parasite occurs in the paratenic host; also known as a transport host.