Sentence Examples


  • He emp­tied two water bottles before 10:00 and replenished them in one of the ice-cold streams, too thirsty to heed the literature of a pos­sible parasite from elk urine or something.
  • 6) has a good deal to tell about the viscum, a deadly parasite, though slower in its action than ivy.
  • Fleah, or flea, cognate with flee, to run away from, to take flight), a name typically applied to Pulex irritans, a well-known blood-sucking insect-parasite of man and other mammals, remarkable for its powers of leaping, and nearly cosmopolitan.
  • The human flea is considerably exceeded in size by certain other species found upon much smaller hosts; thus the European Hystrichopsylla talpae, a parasite of the mole, shrew and other small mammals, attains a length of 5z millimetres; another large species infests the Indian porcupine.
  • In order to cause the disease, the single-celled parasite must multiply in the human bloodstream.

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