Complex of all parasite species and individuals associated with a specific host. SYN: parasite-host ecosystem. [parasite + G. koinos, common, together]

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  • ecosystem — 1. The fundamental unit in ecology, comprising the living organisms and the nonliving elements that interact in a defined region. 2. A biocenosis (biotic community) and its biotope. SYN: ecological system. parasite host e. SYN: parasitocenose. *… …   Medical dictionary

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