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2010-12-05 02:49:40
2010-12-05 02:49:40

definitive host - a host in which a parasite reaches sexual maturity.

malaria is a good example. the malaria parasite mates and reproduces in the mosquito. However, it's gametocytes are formed in humans, making humans the definitive host (not mosquitoes).


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a host is basically the same as prey. but in this case, the host would be in a parasitism relationship. for example: a blood sucking tick would be the predator and a dog would be the host.

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one example is a tick and a deer. the tick is the parasite and the deer is the host. hopes this helps.

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If it is the host that is leaving and the party is for them then yes, you do give a gift. If they are hosting the party for a friend or family member then you would give the gift to the person leaving.

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