Dictionary of Parasitology by Peter J. Gosling

By Peter J. Gosling

Even supposing many books were released on a variety of features of human, animal, and plant parasitology, in addition to the general public illnesses linked to parasites, none so far has provided a entire thesaurus for these faced with the discipline's exceedingly broad terminology. to fulfill this desire calls for a devoted textual content that could condo the myriad entries that outline the entire uncomplicated ideas and complicated nomenclature of parasitology. The Dictionary of Parasitology displays present perform in all features of parasitology and comprises spellings, punctuation, abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, nomenclature, prefixes, and suffixes. It covers the sector of contemporary parasitology with concise, transparent, and authoritative precision. The dictionary assigns entries of parasites to the first divisions of parasitology: human, veterinary, plant, insect, or fish; even supposing often the realm of curiosity could be wide-ranging. The dictionary offers the intensity and breadth of data that makes it either an informative and necessary quantity for newcomers and specialists within the box, in addition to for writers and editors of medical texts. Entries disguise keep an eye on measures, immunology, body structure, pharmacology, etc., and every are categorised in response to the main applicable zone to which they relate. connect tear sheet from textual content delivering greater than 11,500 entries, the Dictionary of Parasitology, units a typical that might permit these within the box to speak with crucial medical accuracy.

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At. no. m. 9216. arsenical (1, 2 chemistry) 1 Pertaining to arsenic. 2 A compound containing arsenic. g. sodium arsenite. The most toxic of forms of arsenic which may be used as insecticides. artefact (microscopy) Something that appears during preparation or examination of material which is not present in the natural state. (USA: artifact). arterio- (terminology) A word element [Latin/ German] Prefix denoting artery. arteriol(o)- (terminology) A word element. [Latin] Prefix denoting arteriole. arteriole (anatomy) Small artery.

See also Phocanema, Terranova and Contracaecum. Anisakidae (human/avian/fish/veterinary parasitology) A family of nematode parasites of marine mammals, fish, birds, reptiles and, by accidental infestation, humans. See also Phocanema, Terranova and Contracaecum. Anisakis (human/fish/veterinary parasitology) A genus of nematodes that parasitize the stomachs of fish-eating marine mammals such as dolphins, porpoises and whales. The eggs passed in the faeces (USA: feces) of these animals produce second stage larvae which develop in crustaceans into third stage ANISOGAMY larvae.

Argulus (fish parasitology) A genus of freshwater fish lice in the class Crustacea that cause cutaneous ulceration leading to secondary infection. They may also transmit spring viremia of carp, and heavy infestations cause poor growth and erratic swimming. Species include Argulus brachiuran. 6 14 4 2 27 ARISTA ARTHROPODIC DISEASE arista (1, 2 anatomy) 1 A bristle at the base of the antenna in insects. 2 A bristle-like structure in the flowering glumes of grasses. arithmetic mean (statistics) A measure of central tendency, obtained by dividing the sum of a set of numbers by the number in the set.

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