HyperDic: intermediate_host

English > 1 sense of the expression intermediate host:
NOUNanimalintermediate hosta host that is used by a parasite in the course of its life cycle
English > intermediate host: 1 sense > noun 1, animal
MeaningA host that is used by a parasite in the course of its life cycle.
BroaderhostAn animal or plant that nourishes and supports a parasite

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