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Noun Concept
Categories: Biological interactions, Disease ecology, Articles with short description, Parasitology
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host  Amplifying host  dead-end host  dead end host  definite host
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An animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association WordNet 3.0
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An animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite; it does not benefit and is often harmed by the association WordNet 3.0 & Open English WordNet
In biology and medicine, a host is a larger organism that harbours a smaller organism; whether a parasitic, a mutualistic, or a commensalist guest. Wikipedia
An organism harboring another organism or organisms on or in itself Wikipedia Disambiguation
Organism that harbors another organism Wikidata
Organism that harbors a virus, parasite, or other pathogen, typically providing nourishment and shelter. OmegaWiki
A cell or organism which harbors another organism or biological entity, usually a parasite. Wiktionary
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Viruses depend on the host that they infect in order to be able to reproduce. Wiktionary