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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
References in periodicals archive ?
Ward and Whipple (1918) state that an acridid is also a developmental host, while mosquito larvae served as experimental paratenic hosts in studies by Poinar and Doelman (1974).
Cockroaches can be paratenic hosts, ingesting or coming in contact with contaminated opossum feces.
Because species of Porrocaecum do not mature in snakes and because these larvae occurred in cysts, the authors believe snakes may also serve as paratenic hosts.
Species of acanthocephalans require an arthropod host (Schmidt 1985), and because cystacanths are frequently found in cysts, the possibility of lizards as paratenic hosts must be considered.
At least 4 species of coastal fish were described as intermediate or paratenic hosts, including popular Chilean food fish species, such as Merluccius gayi, Genypterus maculatus, and Cilus gilberti (6).
Fish, shellfish, frogs and monitor lizards serve as paratenic hosts, while vegetables contaminated by slime-trails and faeces of molluscs are also sources of infection for the definitive host.
Transmission of these worms occurs by ingestion of third-stage larvae in raw or undercooked intermediate or paratenic hosts (6).