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Anticoagulant

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A chemical that prevents normal blood clogging

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Active ingredient

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The chemical in a pesticide responsible for killing, poisoning, or repelling the pest.

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Antidote

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A treatment to counteract the effects of poisoning.

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Application

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The process of spreading something on or over the surface of objects or materials

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Attractant

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A substance or device that will lure pests to a trap or poison bait.

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Bacteria

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Microscopic organisms, some of which are capable of producing diseases in plants and animals.

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Bait

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A food or other substance used to attract a pest to a pesticide or a trap

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Biological control

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Control of pests by means of predators, parasites, disease-producing organisms or competitive microorganisms.

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Concentration

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The amount of active material in a given volume of diligent

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Contact repellant

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A compound that the pest must make with for the substance to repel pest.

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Cultural control

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A pest control method that includes changing sanitation and/or work practices.

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Dermal toxicity

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Injury when absorbed through the skin

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Ectoparasite

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A parasite that lives on the outside of its host.

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Endoparasite

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A parasite that lives inside its host

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Eradication

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Pest management strategy that attempts to eliminate all members of a pest species.