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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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Further investigation using histology and in situ hybridization is required to understand the relationship between the suspected reservoir host and H.
Most cases occurred during the summer months, consistent with arthropod vector biology, reservoir host biology, human outdoor activity, and vacation seasons (5).
In this survey, the effect of phostoxin (a fumigant rodenticide) on the main reservoir host and vector of the disease were compared with zinc phosphide 2.
A number of studies in Europe and the United States have shown that while some species are competent reservoir hosts for Bb (that is, they're likely to pass Bb along to the ticks that bite them), others are not.
indica was found for the first time in the area and can be one of the rodents to be a potential reservoir host of L.
Therefore, in view of importance of leishmaniasis this investigation was undertaken to collect, sort-out, consolidate, compile and update account of information on the prevalence of leishmaniasis, vector species, Leishmania parasites and mammalian reservoir host (s) in Pak-Afghan region.
This is why a reservoir host is considered to be the main factor in changing the dynamics of the disease.
Because the moose population in northern Finland peaked in 2004-2005, moose are apparently not a suitable reservoir host for the S.
The tick and reservoir host must choose similar microhabitats at the same time.
Bayou virus-associated hantavirus pulmonary syndrome in Eastern Texas: identification of the rice rat, Oryzomys palustiis, as reservoir host.
Regarding our findings in this study, because of limited flight range, sandflies transmission of leishmaniasis within ZCL focus in Turkmen Sahara is often discontinuous, with characteristically small and separate foci close to the reservoir host habitats (29, 35).