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infest

[in′fest]
(medicine)
To live on or within the host's body.
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Epidemiology of ectoparasitic infestations in cattle at Bhawal forest area, Gazipur.
The last Calabarzon cocolisap infestation destroyed over 3 million coconut trees from 2013 to 2015.
Advise patients who will be traveling to check whether the area they are traveling to has known infestations.
Researchers at the University of York said the ants appeared to be spreading at a faster rate after three new infestations of the species from Asia, which is thought to have come to the UK on imported plants, were found this year.
It claimed since 2014 there has been a steady rise in residential cockroach infestations.
Similar mangrove infestations were also reported in Ajuy, Banate and Barotac Viejo towns in Iloilo province.
Many infestations are thought to be fleas but are in fact bird mites.
Internet search engines were queried with the keywords as search terms to examine the latest scientific articles on delusional infestations in order to describe a variety of clinical and behavioral manifestations, develop a differential diagnosis, and recommend new and effective management strategies.
To relate the presence of the white test (a waxy secretion that covers the body) to the number of scale on a tree, trees were recorded as having none, low, moderate, or heavy scale infestations (Van Driesche et al.
I hypothesize that, of mistletoe-infested trees, larger trees (as measured by DBH) will have a greater number of individual mistletoe infestations than smaller trees.
Anemia and intestinal parasitic infestations in school children in Skardu.