hyperparasite


hy·per·par·a·site

noun \ˌhī-pər-ˈper-ə-ˌsīt, -ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of HYPERPARASITE

:  a parasite that is parasitic upon another parasite
hy·per·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik, -ˌpa-rə-\ adjective
hy·per·par·a·sit·ism \-ˈper-ə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -ˈpa-rə-, -sə-ˌti-\ noun

First Known Use of HYPERPARASITE

1833

hy·per·par·a·site

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

Medical Definition of HYPERPARASITE

: a parasite that is parasitic upon another parasite
hy·per·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\ adjective
hy·per·par·a·sit·ism \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt-ˌiz-əm, -sə-ˌtiz-\ noun

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