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Parasitism & Mutualism
Ch. 15 Ecology terms.
close association between two species in which they live together on a permanent basis
heavy load of parasites
the outcome of an infection
very small parasites that have a short generation time; includes bacteria & viruses
large parasite that can be seen with the naked eye; includes flatworms & ticks
parasites that live on the outside part of the host's body
parasites that live inside the host's body
host species in which the parasite becomes an adult & reaches maturity
host in which a parasite goes through some developmental stage of its life cycle
relationship in which one organism benefits & the other is harmed
relationship in which both organisms benefit
relationship in which one organism benefits & the other is unaffected
organism that benefits in a parasitic relationship
organism that is harmed in a parasitic relationship
organism, such as an insect, that acts as an intermediate host for a parasite but is not effected by it