Example sentences for: parasites

How can you use “parasites” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • Tapeworms, hookworms or lung fluke are known to be debilitating when in large numbers [ 29 ] . If the same applies to wild tigers parasites can potentially be an important population regulating factor in tigers.

  • These ORFs have little to no homology to any other known genes and may possibly represent highly specialized functions not likely to be shared outside this family of parasites.

  • ii) parasites with small genomes (mycoplasmas, spirochetes, chlamydia and rickettsia)

  • It is hard to obtain data on the pathological effects of parasites on the host individual in the wild.

  • Parasites may be responsible for cub mortality and cub mortality is perhaps the most important factor in the population viability of tigers [ 18 ] . Secondly, parasites having the prey species as intermediate host and the predator as a definitive host may alter the predator prey dynamics [ 19 ] . Parasites with a predator-prey life cycle constitute a substantial proportion of the parasite community of carnivores and therefore these might have a more significant role in the ecology of predators.

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