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study of parasites capable of causing disease in humans and animals
Insecta(Grasshopper), Crustacea(Shrimp, Crab), Arachnida(Spider). Jointed appendages.
Parasites that feed on external surface of host.
parasite living on the inside of its host
unable to grow outside of a living host`
can live with or without oxygen
invade an organism other than their normal host
Unpredictable behavior (wonderer)
the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place
Host from which the larvae derive their nourishment
The organism that becomes infected by a pathogen and serves as a source of transfer of the pathogen to others
one that can serve as a host, but is not the usual host in the parasites' life cycle
Result of diffusion where there is continuous movement of particles but no overall change in concentration
mutually beneficial; supporting one another's life
close interaction between species in which one species lives in or on the other
both organisms benefit
results from force or mechanical energy that changes state of rest or uniform motion of matter
Clinical laboratory tests, including blood chemistries and urinalysis, can provide information that contributes to a diagnosis
the removal of living tissue from the body for diagnostic examination
deals the study of protozoa
The study of arthropods in relation to their association with disease in humans (and other vertebrates if there is a connection to humans)
A type of protist characterized by great flexibility and the presence of pseudopodia.
A group of organisms that have jointed appendages, an exoskeleton, bilateral symmetry, and reproduce sexually; insects, arachnids, millipedes and cenitpedes, and crustaceans