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definitive host

noun

Definition of definitive host

  1. :  the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place — compare intermediate host 1



1901

First Known Use of definitive host

1901


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definitive host

noun

Medical Definition of definitive host

  1. :  the host in which the sexual reproduction of a parasite takes place—compare intermediate host 1




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