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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In the case of nonparasitic species, individual nest chambers contain a single egg and a food provision to sustain the developing larva.
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However, interaction with other biotic and abiotic factors influence the development of nonparasitic phase of R.
Evidence that parasitic and nonparasitic life history types are produced by one population of lamprey.
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The rim sign is described as a low signal intensity rim that is suggestive of hydatid disease rather than other nonparasitic processes.
hapla), nonparasitic nematode belonging to different species of genus Caenorhabditis and two other nematodes Pristionchus pacificus and Brugia malayi.
The nymph will feed until it is completely engorged, exit the ear canal, fall off the host, and seek cover for the last molt into the nonparasitic, eight-legged adult life stage (Hooker, 1908).
2-6) It accounts for less than 5% of nonparasitic hepatic cystic lesions.
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.