reservoir host n.
A host that serves as a source of infection and potential reinfection of humans and as a means of sustaining a parasite when it is not infecting humans.
- Reservoir of spermatozoa
reservoir of spermatozoa n. The distal portion of the tail of the epididymis and the beginning of the vas deferens, where spermatozoa are stored.
noun, Geology. 1. rock that has sufficient porosity to contain accumulations of oil or gas.
noun 1. a natural or artificial place where water is collected and stored for use, especially water for supplying a community, irrigating land, furnishing power, etc. 2. a receptacle or chamber for holding a liquid or fluid. 3. Geology. See under pool1 (def 6). 4. Biology. a cavity or part that holds some fluid or […]
verb (used with object), reset, resetting. 1. to set again: to reset an alarm clock. 2. to set back the odometer on (an auto or other vehicle) to a lower reading: a used-car dealer charged with resetting his cars. verb (used without object), reset, resetting. 3. to become set again: The alarm bell resets automatically. […]