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hyperparasite

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noun hy·per·par·a·site \ˌhī-pər-ˈper-ə-ˌsīt, -ˈpa-rə-\

Definition of hyperparasite

  1. :  a parasite that is parasitic upon another parasite

hy·per·par·a·sit·ic play \-ˌper-ə-ˈsi-tik, -ˌpa-rə-\ adjective
hy·per·par·a·sit·ism play \-ˈper-ə-ˌsī-ˌti-zəm, -ˈpa-rə-, -sə-ˌti-\ noun


1833

First Known Use of hyperparasite

1833


Medical Dictionary

hyperparasite

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noun hy·per·par·a·site \ˌhī-pər-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt\

Medical Definition of hyperparasite

  1. :  a parasite that is parasitic upon another parasite

  2. hy·per·par·a·sit·ic \-ˌpar-ə-ˈsit-ik\play adjective
    hy·per·par·a·sit·ism \-ˈpar-ə-ˌsīt-ˌiz-əm, -sə-ˌtiz-\play play noun




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