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endoparasite

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noun en·do·par·a·site \-ˈpa-rə-ˌsīt\

Definition of endoparasite

  1. :  a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host

endoparasitic

play \-ˌpa-rə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective

endoparasitism

play \-ˈpa-rə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -sə-ˌti-\ noun


Origin and Etymology of endoparasite

International Scientific Vocabulary


First Known Use: circa 1882


Medical Dictionary

endoparasite

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noun en·do·par·a·site \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of endoparasite

  1. :  a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host—compare ectoparasite

endoparasitic

\-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\play adjective

endoparasitism

\-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt-ˌiz-əm, -sə-ˌtiz-\play noun



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