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Bacteria
Prokaryotic, single celled organism
Binary Fission
Reproduction by dicision of an individual that produces two diplicates of the origiinal - occurs in bacteria and some parasites
Capnophil
an organism requiring CO2 at a level higher than error for growth
Colirorm
rod shaped gram negative nonspore forming organisns - indicators of sanitary food and h2o
Endotoxin
the lipopolysaccharide component of the other membrane of a gram negative bacteria that is harmful to animals and humans
Enterotoxin
Components that are harmful to the tpithelial cells lining the intestinal tract
Eukaryote
Organisms composed of a membreane bound nuclues
Exotoxin
Highly destructive protein produced by some gram positive and gram negative bacteria
Cacultative
Capable of adapting to different conditions
Microaerophil
an aerobic bacteria that survives in environments haveing a lower concentration of 02 that is present in ait
Nomenclature
system of names or terms or rules used for forming the nabes
Obligate
a parasite that cannot survive without its host
Prokaryote
organisms that do not have a membrane bound nucleus; bacteria
Taxonomy
Science of classifying organisms
Thermophil
Organism that grows at high temperatures
Xenodiagnosis
a diagnostic technique in which arthropods are allowed to feed on a suspect individual and then examined in an attempt to recover the parasite
Capitulum
the cranial portion containing mouth parts
Checlicerae
pointed appendages which are used to grasp food and found in place of chewing mandibles most other arthropods have
festoons
long strings of bacteria
Horizontal transmission
transmission of a vacterial fungal or viral infection between members of the same species
Hypostome
a calcified harpoon like structure near the mouth of certain parasitic arthropods including ticks and mites that allows them to anchor themselves firmly in place on a host mammal while sucking blood
idiosoma
the protion of the body on which the legs are inserted (the podosoma) is broadly joined to the protion of the body behind the leffs(the opisthosoma)to form the idiosoma
Larva
is a young (juvenile) form of animal with indirect development going through or undergioing metamorphosis
Molting
signigfies the manner in which an animal routinely casts off a part of its body
Nymph
is the immature form of some invertebretes particularly insects which undergoes a gradual metamorphosis before reaching its adult stage
Idiosoma
the protion of the body on which the legs are inserted (the podosomaP is broadly joined to the protion of the body behind the legs(the opisthosoma) to form the idiosoma
Larva
is the juvenile form of animal iwth indirect development going through or undergonoing metamorphosis(insects, amphibians or cnidarians
Molting
signifies the manner in which an animal casts off part of its body
Nymph
is the immature form of some invertebrates, particularly insects which indergoes in gradual metamorphosis before reaching its adult stage
Pedipalps
are the second pair of appendages of the prosoma in the subphylum chelicerata thought to be mandibles in crustacea and insects
Questing
hunt for a specific outcome
Scutum
hard thickened plate