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external

1. Politics of or involving foreign nations; foreign
2. of, relating to, or designating a medicine that is applied to the outside of the body
3. Anatomy situated on or near the outside of the body
4. Education denoting assessment by examiners who are not employed at the candidate's place of study
5. Austral and NZ (of a student) studying a university subject extramurally
6. Philosophy (of objects, etc.) taken to exist independently of a perceiving mind
7. Austral and NZ a student taking an extramural subject
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Good external parasite management to keep fleas and ticks away is your most important preventative step.
It is widely used globally to kill "ticks and external parasites" on farm animals and on fruit and vegetable crops.
"Parvovirus can be lethal for both dogs and cats, and cat flu viruses can cause lifelong damage to cats." Additionally, diseases that are transmitted by external parasites such as ticks are becoming more and more prevalent in the UAE, as well as cases of Ehrlichia and occasionally Babesia in dogs.
BRIAN replies: Cats' itches can be because of external parasites, allergies or ringworm.
External parasites such as fleas and internal parasites such as worms can trigger these reactions so ensure your pet is up to date with routine parasite prevention.
These endectocides with the active ingredient moxidectin offer persistent killing of internal parasites at multiple stages, including the most economically devastating parasite, Ostertagia ostertagi (brown stomach worm) and controls external parasites including lice, grubs and psoroptic mange mites on beef and dairy cattle.
Whole blood sample (2ml) was collected in a vacutainer with EDTA as anticoagulant and subjected for routine hematological and parasitological examination.The external parasites were collected and processed for further identification (Soulsby, 1982).
and Chaudhary, M.B.A., "Incidence of internal and external parasites in sheep in Kovak valley (Kalat District) Upland Balochistan".
This anemia could be attributed to (1) decreased hematopoiesis, such as inflammatory disease associated anemia, FeLV infections and chronic kidney failure, (2) tumors, external parasites and hemostatic flaw associated blood loss, (3) hemolysis.
The loss of reef systems due to coastal development, coupled with the presence of invasive lionfish, may lead to loss of cleaner-fish and shrimp, which rid fish of external parasites like copepods, leading to an increased parasite presence, explained Blanar.
He urged the milkmen to transport milk in clean containers and stop entering external parasites like flies and mosquitoes in the containers.
"Products which target external parasites only, such as dipping for scab should be seen as the preferred option."