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The creature that owned it had been crouching behind the parasite, and had looked round it at the same instant that I did.
In the case of the misseltoe, which draws its nourishment from certain trees, which has seeds that must be transported by certain birds, and which has flowers with separate sexes absolutely requiring the agency of certain insects to bring pollen from one flower to the other, it is equally preposterous to account for the structure of this parasite, with its relations to several distinct organic beings, by the effects of external conditions, or of habit, or of the volition of the plant itself.
The following list completes, I believe, the terrestrial fauna: a fly (Olfersia) living on the booby, and a tick which must have come here as a parasite on the birds; a small brown moth, belonging to a genus that feeds on feathers; a beetle (Quedius) and a woodlouse from beneath the dung; and lastly, numerous spiders, which I suppose prey on these small attendants and scavengers of the water-fowl.
Nor have you, O poor parasite and humble hanger-on, much reason to complain
Parasite little tenements, with the cramp in their whole frame, from the dwarf hall-door on the giant model of His Grace's in the Square to the squeezed window of the boudoir commanding the dunghills in the Mews, made the evening doleful.
It was one of the parasite streets; long, regular, narrow, dull and gloomy; like a brick and mortar funeral.
Nature herself occasionally quarters an inconvenient parasite on an animal toward whom she has otherwise no ill will.
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Water borne diseases (involved parasites diseases) are founded in both developed and undeveloped countries and it is caused by pathogens transmitted by the fecal-oral route and by drinking water and or transmitted by other roads such as fecal droplet inhalation and exposure through contact (Cotruvo et al.
Therefore, I propose a study to reveal coevolutionary and population dynamics and their underlying mechanisms within and between hosts of parasites in wild bird populations.
However, scientists now may have discovered a way by which to weaken and trick malarial parasites, thereby effectively developing a solution to the problem.
WHO recommends use of artemisinin derivatives only in combination with other drugs, to limit the survival of parasites that could develop resistance.