Encyclopedia of Parasitology

Living Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Autochthonous

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Living reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-27769-6_4813-1

Name

Greek: autos = self; chton = place, spot.

This term describes, e.g., the existence of typical local agents of disease.

Keywords

Local Agent 
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Copyright information

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und ParasitologieHeinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany