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Aberrant parasite

Erratic parasite (wanders from original place

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Acaricides

Drugs that kill mites and ticks

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Anthelmiintics

Drugs to kill worms

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Antiprotozoals

Drugs against protozoans

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Commensalism

Relatinoship between parasite and host where only one benefits, the other is not affected

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Definitive host

Where parasites will reproduce and grow to sexual maturity

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Erratic parasite

Parasite that wanders from the place it normally lives to someplace else

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Euryxenous parasite

Parasite that can effect many different species

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Facultative parasite

Parasite that is free living I nature and can get picked up by host

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Homoxenous parasite

Parasite that infects only one type of host

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Incidental parasite

Found in a host it is usually not found in

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Intermediate host

Carries immature, asexual parasites, transports parasites from one host to another

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Monera

Algae

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Monoxenous parasite

Parasite that will only infect one type of host

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Mutualism

Both benefit

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Obligatory parasite

Must live on or in a host

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Parasitiasis

Parasite present, but animal does not exhibit clinical signs of disease

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Parasitism

Association between two organisms of differing species

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Paratenic host

Transports parasites

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Periodic parasite

Parasite that makes short frequent visits to hosts

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PHORESIS

Smaller member is carried by larger member

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Monogenetic flukes

ONe intermediate host

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Digenetic flukes

Fluke has two hosts

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True tapeworms

Eucestodes

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Alimentary canal

GI tract

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Tegument

Skin

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Pseudotapeworms

Fake tape worms

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Roundworms

Nematodes, unsegmented, cylindrical

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Acanthocephalans

Thorny headed worms, unsegmented, uncommon

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Leeches

Hirudineans

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Causal agents

Can cause something else

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Vectors

Something that carries a disease