ECTOPARASITES

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Ectoparasites are arthropods or helminths that infest the skin or hair of animals, from which they derive sustenance and shelter. These organisms can inflict direct injury, elicit hypersensitivity, or inoculate toxins or pathogens.

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Ectoparasites are arthropods or helminths that infest the skin or hair of animals, from which they derive sustenance and shelter. These organisms can inflict direct injury, elicit hypersensitivity, or inoculate toxins or pathogens.

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