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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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Acanthocephalan parasites can manipulate the behavior of gammarids in a way that appears to increase their probability of being preyed upon by their definitive hosts (Lagrue et al.
Logistic regression, combined with other observations or data, may be a useful method for the prediction of intermediate and/or paratenic hosts of poorly known parasites when the definitive host has had ample dietary analysis performed.
There may be more than one definitive host as is the case with Dipylidium caninum, the dog tapeworm, which can have a definitive host of a dog, cat, or human.
Much of the literature on snails that serve as hosts for trematode parasites is in the form of life cycle descriptions for the definitive hosts of the parasites.
microti shares the same vector tick (Ixodes scapularis), reservoir rodent (the white-footed mouse), and definitive host (the white-tailed deer) as Borrelia burgdorferi, the Lyme disease spirochete, the pathogens are unrelated and treatment for the two conditions differs.
The two infections share the same vector tick (Ixodes scapularis), reservoir rodent (the white-footed mouse), and definitive host (the white-tailed deer).
Another parasite under suspicion for otter deaths is Sarcocystis neurona, whose only definitive host is the opossum.
The predominant definitive host for D immitis is a canine, but other mammals, such as cats, foxes, and muskrats, may be infected.
With over 140 new functions and enhancements, including seamless integration with JDA and third-party business-to-business and business-to-consumer applications, MMS 4R5 is the definitive host solution for innovative multi-channel retailers committed to the IBM AS/400 environment.
The heron Butorides striatus is the only known natural definitive host in Mexico.