endoparasite


en·do·par·a·site

noun \-ˈpa-rə-ˌsīt\

Definition of ENDOPARASITE

:  a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host
en·do·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpa-rə-ˈsi-tik\ adjective
en·do·par·a·sit·ism \-ˈpa-rə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -sə-ˌti-\ noun

Origin of ENDOPARASITE

International Scientific Vocabulary
First Known Use: circa 1882

en·do·par·a·site

noun \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\   (Medical Dictionary)

Medical Definition of ENDOPARASITE

: a parasite that lives in the internal organs or tissues of its host—compare ectoparasite
en·do·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective
en·do·par·a·sit·ism \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt-ˌiz-əm, -sə-ˌtiz-\ noun

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