Host

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  • an organism in or on which a parasite lives
    Source: Noland, George B. 1983. General Biology, 11th Edition. St. Louis, MO. C. V. Mosby
  • An organism that contains another organism.
  • 1. In genetics, the organism, typically a bacterium, into which a gene from another organism is transplanted. 2. In medicine, an animal infected or parasitized by another organism.
    Source: Terms of the Environment


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