hemoparasite


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hemoparasite

[¦hē·mō′par·ə‚sīt]
(invertebrate zoology)
A parasitic animal that lives in the blood of a vertebrate.
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It reviewed "studies conducted in settings similar to the United States in rates of malnutrition, hemoparasite burden, and general socioeconomic status.
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8th National Veterinary Hemoparasite Disease Conference.
A survey of hemoparasite infections in free-ranging mammals and reptiles in French Guiana.
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Ectoparasite and hemoparasite infection in a diverse temperate lizard assemblage at Macres Flat, South Island, New Zealand.
Hemoparasite and leukocyte levels were estimated in five randomly chosen fields at 400X magnification (Russo et al.