nonparasitic


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nonparasitic

(ˌnɒnˌpærəˈsɪtɪk)
adj
(Biology) biology not parasitic
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Adj.1.nonparasitic - not parasitic on another organism
biological science, biology - the science that studies living organisms
independent - free from external control and constraint; "an independent mind"; "a series of independent judgments"; "fiercely independent individualism"
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The life cycle of ticks in the hard tick family, Ixodidae, is characterized by a short parasitic phase and a long nonparasitic or free-living phase.
1998), and e) ticks have no nonparasitic immature feeding stages whose survival is susceptible to short-term changes in weather as do dipteran vectors such as mosquitoes.
Sampling efficiency of three dragging techniques for the collection of nonparasitic Boophilus microplus (Acari: Ixodidae) larvae in Puerto Rico.
Nonparasitic solitary huge liver cysts causing intracystic hemorrhage or obstructive jaundice.
For tomato producers, researchers, students, and gardeners, Blancard explains the diagnosis of parasitic and nonparasitic tomato plant diseases through descriptions and color photos, using a specific method for diagnosis and detailing methods of protection.
Khelif K, Maassarani F, Dassonville M et al: Laparoscopic partial splenectomy using radiofrequency ablation for nonparasitic splenic cysts in two children.
The parasitic interactions between phorids and ants have thus been relatively well studied (Feener & Brown 1997; Brown 1999), but less is known about the evolution of their association and the behavior of phorids living commensally within ant nests, especially concerning nonparasitic interactions between these two groups (Holldobler & Wilson 1990).
Background: Nonparasitic benign hepatic cysts are relatively rare, and are usually detected fortuitously while investigating a patient for some other illness.
When hosts die the larvae quickly emerge and burrow into the soil to undergo the nonparasitic phase of the life cycle as soil mites (Hyland 1961).
Their condition is an evolutionary sink; a return to a nonparasitic mode of life is unlikely.
Measurement of IgE always indicated in patients with suspected IgE monoclonal gammopathy Hyper-IgE syndrome Allergic bronchopulmonary aspergillosis Immunodeficiency syndromes Measurement of IgE sometimes indicated in patients with suspected Allergic disease Helminthic parasitism Measurement of IgE usually not indicated in patients with suspected Inflammatory diseases Nonparasitic infectious diseases
As apparently parasitic it cannot be thematized; as apparently nonparasitic it can.