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Host-Parasite Interactions

"Host-Parasite Interactions" is a descriptor in the National Library of Medicine's controlled vocabulary thesaurus, MeSH (Medical Subject Headings). Descriptors are arranged in a hierarchical structure, which enables searching at various levels of specificity.

The relationship between an invertebrate and another organism (the host), one of which lives at the expense of the other. Traditionally excluded from definition of parasites are pathogenic BACTERIA; FUNGI; VIRUSES; and PLANTS; though they may live parasitically.

This graph shows the total number of publications written about "Host-Parasite Interactions" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Host-Parasite Interactions" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 229 publications over 26 distinct years, with a maximum of 21 publications in 2015 and 2017
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