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==Ectoparasites==
==[[Ectoparasites]]==
*[[Bedbugs]]
*[[Bedbugs]]
*[[Lice]]
*[[Lice]]

Revision as of 11:15, 8 December 2014

Background

  • Although any organism that "lives in or on another and takes its nourishment from that other organism" is technically a parasite, in common medical parlance "parasitic diseases" refer to infections due to protozoa, helminths, arthropods, or other "macroparasites"

Protozoa

Helminths

Helminth infections

Cestodes (Tapeworms)

Trematodes (Flukes)

Nematodes (Roundworms)

Ectoparasites

Ectoparasite & Related Images

Marine Dermatitis

See Also