Intermediate-host



noun, Biology.
1.
the host in which a parasite undergoes development but does not reach sexual maturity.
noun
1.
an animal that acts as host to a parasite that has not yet become sexually mature

intermediate host n.
A host in which a parasite goes through its larval or developmental stages.
intermediate host
(ĭn’tər-mē’dē-ĭt)
See under host.

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