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...t survival on nestlings in intermediate condition. By manipulating nestling food resources and cutaneous immune responses, they then demonstrated that ectoparasite blood meal size, and in turn survival, is shaped positively by host nutritive resources and negatively by host immunity. The important point of our st...
Ectoparasite in Medical Dictionary

Scabies

... Scabies , also known as the itch, is a contagious ectoparasite skin infection characterized by superficial burrows and intense pruritus (itching). It is caused by the mite Sarcoptes scabiei. The word scabie...

Lice

...ied as human disease agents. They are obligate ectoparasites of every avian and most mammalian orders. They are... The head louse is an obligate ectoparasite of humans. Head lice are wingless insects spending their entire life on human scalp and feeding exclusively on human blood. Humans are the only kn...

Head lice

...he parasitic insect Pediculus humanus capitis—the head louse. Typically, only the head or scalp of the host... The head louse is an obligate ectoparasite of humans. Head lice are wingless insects spending their entire life on human scalp and feeding exclusively on human blood. Humans and Chimpanze...
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