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"Parasites" 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.

Invertebrate organisms that live on or in another organism (the host), and benefit 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 "Parasites" by people in Harvard Catalyst Profiles by year, and whether "Parasites" was a major or minor topic of these publication.
Bar chart showing 121 publications over 24 distinct years, with a maximum of 23 publications in 2022
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