Definition of Ectoparasitic. Meaning of Ectoparasitic. Synonyms of Ectoparasitic

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Definition of Ectoparasitic

Ectoparasitic
Ectoparasite Ec`to*par"a*site, n. (Zo["o]l.) Any parasite which lives on the exterior of animals; -- opposed to endoparasite. -- Ec`to*par`a*sit"ic, a.

Meaning of Ectoparasitic from wikipedia

- Parasitism is a close relationship between species, where one organism, the parasite, lives on or inside another organism, the host, causing it some harm...
- An ectoparasitic infestation is a parasitic disease caused by organisms that live primarily on the surface of the host.[citation needed] Examples: Scabies...
- Monogeneans are a group of ectoparasitic flatworms commonly found on the skin, gills, or fins of fish. They have a direct lifecycle and do not require...
-   Piscicolidae ectoparasiticOzobranchidae  ...
- regards to the parasites' location in relation to the host. External or ectoparasitic infestation is a condition in which organisms live primarily on the...
- including humans.[citation needed] Mite infestation sometimes implies an ectoparasitic, cutaneous condition such as dermatitis. However, it is possible for...
- that they "...also found a broad-spectrum agent for the control of ectoparasitic insects and mites." Merck began marketing ivermectin as a veterinary...
- from physical wear and tear, feathers face the onslaught of fungi, ectoparasitic feather mites and bird lice. The physical condition of feathers are...
- The beaver beetle (Platypsyllus castoris) is an ectoparasitic beetle that is only found on its host species, beavers, and the sole member of the genus...
- Pediculosis is an infestation of lice (blood-feeding ectoparasitic insects of the order Phthiraptera). The condition can occur in almost any species of...