Encyclopedia of Parasitology

2016 Edition
| Editors: Heinz Mehlhorn

Irritation

  • Heinz Mehlhorn
Reference work entry
DOI: https://doi.org/10.1007/978-3-662-43978-4_3973

Latin: irritation = disturbance

Disturbance of reactions of the skin or of the whole body due to chemical influences or due to bites of blood suckers.

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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Institut für Zoomorphologie, Zellbiologie und Parasitologie, Heinrich-Heine-UniversitätDüsseldorfGermany