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[L. hospes, stranger, guest, host]
1. The organism from which a parasite obtains its nourishment. 2. In embryology, the larger and more relatively normal of conjoined twins. 3. In transplantation of tissue, the one who receives the graft.
Venes, Donald, editor. "Host." Taber's Medical Dictionary, 23rd ed., F.A. Davis Company, 2017. Nursing Central, nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758612/all/host_of_predilection.
Host. In: Venes D, ed. Taber's Medical Dictionary. 23rd ed. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758612/all/host_of_predilection. Accessed December 12, 2019.
Host. (2017). In Venes, D. (Ed.), Taber's Medical Dictionary. Available from https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758612/all/host_of_predilection
Host [Internet]. In: Venes D, editors. Taber's Medical Dictionary. F.A. Davis Company; 2017. [cited 2019 December 12]. Available from: https://nursing.unboundmedicine.com/nursingcentral/view/Tabers-Dictionary/758612/all/host_of_predilection.
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