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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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In dead-end hosts such as moose, juvenile flukes migrate much more extensively than in normal hosts before becoming encapsulated, and as a result, cause considerable destruction of liver tissue.
Sometimes the accidental host becomes a dead-end host because the parasite develops but fails to find a portal of exit and cannot continue its life cycle.
Moose are an abnormal dead-end host with few worms reaching maturity, and eggs are likely prevented from leaving infected livers by the resulting fibrosis and thick-walled, closed capsules unconnected to bile ducts (Lankester 1974).
Control measures were implemented to prevent potential further contaminations, although cats represent naturally dead-end host for rabies (and for lyssavirus), thereby limiting any risk for transmission to other mammals.
In the natural KFDV cycle, humans are dead-end hosts.