By Peter J. Gosling

Even supposing many books were released on a number of elements of human, animal, and plant parasitology, in addition to the general public illnesses linked to parasites, none to this point has provided a complete thesaurus for these faced with the discipline's exceedingly vast terminology. to fulfill this want calls for a committed textual content that may condo the myriad entries that outline the entire simple rules and complex nomenclature of parasitology. The Dictionary of Parasitology displays present perform in all facets of parasitology and comprises spellings, punctuation, abbreviations, acronyms, symbols, nomenclature, prefixes, and suffixes. It covers the sphere 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 if mostly the realm of curiosity might be wide-ranging. The dictionary offers the intensity and breadth of data that makes it either an informative and precious quantity for newbies and specialists within the box, in addition to for writers and editors of clinical texts. Entries hide regulate measures, immunology, body structure, pharmacology, etc., and every are categorized in response to the main applicable zone to which they relate. connect tear sheet from textual content offering greater than 11,500 entries, the Dictionary of Parasitology, units a customary that would let these within the box to speak with crucial medical accuracy.

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00l mg. 17 ANALYTICAL EPIDEMIOLOGY analytical epidemiology (epidemiology) Statistical analysis of epidemiological data in an attempt to establish relationships between causative factors and incidence of disease. analytical methods (statistics/epidemiology) Techniques used to draw statistical inferences including multiple regression, path analysis, discriminate analysis and logistic analysis. analytical study (epidemiology) A method for testing a hypothesis as part of an investigation of the association between a disease and possible causes of the disease.

Anguina (plant parasitology) A genus of nematodes in the order Tylenchida and family Anguinidae. It contains the first three recorded plant parasites: Anguina tritici in 1743 by Needham, Anguina agrostis from seed galls of bentgrass by Steinbuch in 1799, and Anguina graminis from galls on grass leaves by Hardy in 1850. 5 to 5 mm long, and adults are found only in plant stem or inflorescence galls. See Anguina tritici. -10 19 ANGUINA AGROSTIS ANISAKIS Anguina agrostis (plant parasitology) A grass nematode that parasitizes grass seedheads and converts the seed into a gall.

It was named after the Swedish physicist Anders Ångstrom (1814–74). Anguillicola (fish parasitology) Flukes of the swim bladder of eels which cause devastating losses in eels in Europe. Species include Anguillicola australiensis, Anguillicola crassus, and Anguillicola novaezeelandiae. anguillicolosis (fish parasitology) Parasitic infestation by members of the Anguillicola genus of flukes in the swim badder of eels. Anguina (plant parasitology) A genus of nematodes in the order Tylenchida and family Anguinidae.

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