Definitive-host



the host in or on which a parasite spends the sexual stage of its life cycle.
definitive host
(dĭ-fĭn’ĭ-tĭv)
See under host.

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    the plumage of a bird that, once attained, does not change significantly in color or pattern for the rest of the bird’s life.

  • Definitively

    most reliable or complete, as of a text, author, criticism, study, or the like: the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson. serving to define, fix, or specify definitely: to clarify with a definitive statement. having its fixed and final form; providing a solution or final answer; satisfying all criteria: the definitive treatment for an infection; a […]



  • Definitiveness

    most reliable or complete, as of a text, author, criticism, study, or the like: the definitive biography of Andrew Jackson. serving to define, fix, or specify definitely: to clarify with a definitive statement. having its fixed and final form; providing a solution or final answer; satisfying all criteria: the definitive treatment for an infection; a […]

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    definiteness; exactitude; precision.



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